On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 1954

Historical Events

Historic Event

Maxwell Anderson's "Bad Seed" premieres in NYC

  • 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? 67 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Let's Have Another Party - Winifred Atwell