On This Day

What Happened on March 26, 1954

Historical Events

  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Sliwa, American activist, founder of the Guardian Angels, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dorothy Porter, Australian poet (The Monkey's Mask), librettist, (The Eternity Man), and lyricist (The Fiery Maze), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2008)
  • Kazuhiko Inoue, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
  • Piers Gardner, British human rights lawyer (British Institute of Intl & Comparative Law)
1954 Highlights

About March 26, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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