On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1954

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"CBS Morning Show" premieres with Walter Cronkite & Jack Paar

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite
Broadcast Journalist
Walter Cronkite
Comedian and TV Host Jack Paar
Comedian and TV Host
Jack Paar
  • WSJV TV channel 28 in Elkhart-South Bend, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Wasson, Oregon, actor (Body Double, 4 Friends, Men's Club)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Fickenscher, American composer, dies at 82
1954 Highlights

About March 15, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces