On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1954

Historical Events

  • Austria's worst avalanche-kills 200; 9hrs later 2nd one-kills 115

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Elizabeth II opens New Zealand parliament

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHoward Stern

Howard Stern, American radio personality & "Radio's Bad Boy" (WKRK, WYSP, WJFK), born in Queens, New York

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

1954 Highlights

About January 12, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn