On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1954

Historical Events

  • Military rule in Egypt; 318 Muslim Brotherhood members arrested
  • WEAR TV channel 3 in Pensacola-Mobile, FL (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Vicki McCarty, American author (Girlfriend's Guide to) Playboy playmate (Sep, 1979), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Roland Diggle, English-born American composer and organist, dies at 69
1954 Highlights

About January 13, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn