On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1954

Historical Events

  • Kingdom of Netherlands, with Netherlands & Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Myernick, American soccer player & coach (Olympic gold 1996), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • John "JR" Robinson, American session drummer appearing on over 50 Grammy winning recordings, born in Creston, Iowa
  • Prince Takamado of Japan, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2002)
  • Roger Voudouris, American singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Get Used To It"), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2003)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (24) weds Joan Archer

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin
1954 Highlights

About December 29, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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