On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1954

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard" premieres

Composer Samuel Barber
Samuel Barber
  • William Walton's opera "Troilus & Cressida" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Grace Andreacchi, American author
  • Paul Gregg, American country bassist singer (Restless Heart - Big Dreams In A Small Town), born in Altus, Oklahoma

Famous Deaths

  • Enrique Soro, Chilean composer, dies at 70
1954 Highlights

About December 3, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius