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
  • Jack Sonni , American guitarist (Dire Straits, 1984-88), born in Indiana, Pennsylvania
  • 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? 66 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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