On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1954

Historical Events

  • Military coup in Paraguay led by general Alfredo Stroessner

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelo Kimball, American rock guitarist (Face To Face), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dave Spector, American television personality and commentator, born in Chicago, Illinois
1954 Highlights

About May 5, 1954

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

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus