On This Day

What Happened on January 29, 1954

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arnold Schoenberg's "De Profundis" premieres in Cologne

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Manitoba, vocalist (Dictators)
  • Doug Risebrough, Canadian ice hockey player, coach and executive

Person of interestOprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey, American TV talk show host and actress (The Oprah Winfrey Show, Colour Purple), born in Kosciusko, Mississippi

Talk show host Oprah Winfrey
Talk show host
Oprah Winfrey

1954 Highlights

About January 29, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius