On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1954

Historical Events

  • WNEM TV channel 5 in Bay City, MI (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Iain [Menzies] Banks, UK, sci-fi author (Wasp Factory), (d. 2013)
  • Margaux Hemingway, actress (Lipstick, They Call Me Bruce), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Michael Holding, cricket fast bowler (Whispering Death-Awesome for WI)
1954 Highlights

About February 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius