On This Day

What Happened on December 29, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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