On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1954

Historical Events

  • Equal longest undefeated streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history ends - 18 games, 16 wins, 2 ties
  • Harry van Thorn chosen chairman of Dutch KVP

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Ka-spel, English singer-songwriter (Legendary Pink Dots), born in London, United Kingdom
  • Franco De Vita, Venezuelan spanish singer (Extranjero), born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Richard Finch, American disco and rock bassist, songwriter and producer (KC and the Sunshine Band - "Shake Your Booty"; "i'm Your Boogie Man"), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Trevor Hohns, Australian cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1989), born in Queensland, Australia
1954 Highlights

About January 23, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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