On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1954

Historical Events

  • "Hit the Trail" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • "On Your Toes" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 64 performances
  • The first Burger King is opened in Miami, Florida, USA

Famous Birthdays

  • Tony Todd, American actor and producer (Platoon), born in Washington, D.C.

Famous Deaths

  • Nina Vasar, wife of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, dies
1954 Highlights

About December 4, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius