On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1954

Historical Events

  • Braves' Bobby Thomson breaks his ankle, he is replaced by Hank Aaron

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Viet Minh General Võ Nguyên Giáp opens the assault on French forces at Dien Bien Phu, northwest Vietnam

North Vietnamese General Võ Nguyên Giáp
North Vietnamese General
Võ Nguyên Giáp

Famous Birthdays

  • Robin Duke, Canadian actress and comedienne (SNL, SCTV, Club Paradise), born in Toronto, Ontario
1954 Highlights

About March 13, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces