On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Badalucco, American actor, born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Sandra Cisneros, American writer, born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Emilis Melngailis, composer, dies at 80
  • James Hilton, English author (Lost Horizon), dies at 54
1954 Highlights

About December 20, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius