On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday

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)