On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitri Shostakovich appointed honored guest of Royal Swedish Academy of Music

Famous Birthdays

  • Herman Finkers, Dutch cabaret performer
  • 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