What Happened on November 10, 1954

Historical Events

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

"Marine Corps War Memorial" unveiled in Arlington County, Virginia, dedicated to US Marine Corps who died in defense of US since 1775 (inspired by 1945 Iwo Jima photo of servicemen raising US flag)

Famous Birthdays

  • Hartwig Gauder, German race walker (Olympic gold men's 50k walk 1980), born in Vaihingen an der Enz, Germany (d. 2020)
  • Juanito, Spanish soccer forward (34 caps; Real Madrid 284 games, 85 goals), born in Fuengirola, Spain (d. 1992)
  • Mario Cipollina, American rock bassist (Huey Lewis & The News), born in San Rafael, California
Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Hussein Fatemi, Iran Foreign minister, executed
1954 Highlights

About November 10, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: My Son My Son - Vera Lynn