On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Hollinghurst, British novelist
  • Danny Rolling, American murderer (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Pfemfert, German journalist and writer, dies at 74
  • Lionel Conacher "The Big Train", Canadian athlete and politician, dies from a heart attack at 54
1954 Highlights

About May 26, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini