What Happened on December 26, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "The Shadow" airs for last time on radio
  • Cleveland Browns win NFL Championship, beating Detroit 56-10

Famous Birthdays

  • Ozzie Smith, infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Peter Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer, philanthropist and son of Sir Edmund Hillary, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Peter Woods, rocker (Romeo Void-Girl in Trouble)
  • Susan H Butcher, dog sled driver (Idatarod)
  • Ullrich Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Walter Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic gold 1976)