What Happened on January 11, 1954

Historical Events

  • 2 ton locomotive swept into ravine by avalanche 10 die (Austria)

Famous Birthdays

  • Saskia ten Batenburg, Dutch actress (Factory, Hunk)
Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Edgard Tytgat, Flemish painter and etcher, dies at 77
  • Emmy Arbous, Dutch actress/cabaret performer (Boefje), dies at 56
  • Oscar Straus, Austrian composer (Brave Soldier), dies at 83
1954 Highlights

About January 11, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Oh Mein Papa - Eddie Calvert