On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1954

Historical Events

  • 5th British Empire Games and Commonwealth Games open in Vancouver, Canada
  • Bob Kennedy hits the 1st grand slam for the new Baltimore Orioles

Music History

Elvis Presley joins the Memphis Federation of Musicians, Local 71


Famous Birthdays

  • Ken Olin, American actor (Thirtysomething; Brothers & Sisters), and director (Alias; This Is Us), born in Chicago, Illinois
1954 Highlights

About July 30, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo