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
  • Prince Takamado of Japan, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2002)
  • Roger Voudouris, American singer-songwriter & guitarist, born in Sacramento, California

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? 65 years, 10 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn