On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1954

Historical Events

  • Bolshoi Ballet does not appear in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoly Chukanov, Russian cyclist (Olympic gold Soviet Union team time trial 1976; UCI Road World C'ships gold 1977), born in Novospasovka, Rostov, Russia (d. 2021)
  • Jeff Apple, American film producer (In the Line of Fire), born in Miami, Florida
  • Michael Hagerty, American actor (Overboard, Inspector Gadget), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • George Hirst, English cricketer (36,323 1st-class runs, 2739 wickets), dies at 82
1954 Highlights

About May 10, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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