On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1954

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1st mass inoculation against polio with Salk vaccine (Pittsburgh)

Medical Researcher and Virologist Jonas Salk
Medical Researcher and Virologist
Jonas Salk
  • Syrian army drives out president Adib el-Shishakli

Famous Birthdays

  • Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine
1954 Highlights

About February 23, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces