What Happened on May 2, 1954

Historical Events

Baseball Record

MLB St. Louis Cardinal Stan Musial hits 5 HRs in a doubleheader against the New York Giants at Busch Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Bofill, Cuban-Puerto Rican-American R&B singer-songwriter (This Time I'll Be Sweeter; Too Tough), born in Brooklyn, NYC
  • Bulelani Ngcuka, South African attorney and leader (UDF), born in Middlerift, South Africa
  • Roberta Pedon, American glamour model, born in Ohio (d. 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Pauline Manifarges, Dutch contralto singer, dies at 82
1954 Highlights

About May 2, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

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