On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1954

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich appointed honored guest of Royal Swedish Academy of Music


Famous Birthdays

  • Herman Finkers, Dutch comedian, born in Almelo, Overijssel, Netherlands
  • Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg politician, President of the European Commission (2014-), born in Redange, Luxembourg
  • Kip Hanrahan, American jazz producer (American ClavĂ©), born in the Bronx, New York
1954 Highlights

About December 9, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius