On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1954

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Maxwell Anderson's "Bad Seed" premieres in NYC

Playwright and Dramatist Maxwell Anderson
Playwright and Dramatist
Maxwell Anderson
  • WPTZ TV channel 5 in Plattsburgh, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Harold Hongju Koh, Korean-American Dean of Yale Law School

Famous Deaths

  • Gladys George, actress (Roaring Twenties), dies at 50
1954 Highlights

About December 8, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius