On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1954

Historical Events

  • The first human kidney transplant is performed by Dr. Joseph E. Murray at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Teacher, American tennis player (Australian Open 1980), born in San Diego, California

Famous Deaths

  • René Iché, French sculptor (b. 1897)
1954 Highlights

About December 23, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn