On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1954

Historical Events

  • "South Pacific" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 1928 performances

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Painter Marcel Duchamp (66) weds Alexina "Tweeny" Matisse (48) in New York City

Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp

Famous Deaths

  • Michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies
1954 Highlights

About January 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn