On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1954

Historical Events

  • Ellis Island, immigration station in NY Harbor is closed

Historic Event

Lee Kuan Yew and others form the People's Action Party (PAP) in Singapore to work towards self-rule in Singapore

Famous Birthdays

  • Levine Andrade, Indian-British violinist (Arditti Quartet, 1974-90), film score composer and conductor, born in Bombay, India (d. 2018)
  • Paul McNamee, Australia, tennis player and administrator, born in Melbourne, Australia
1954 Highlights

About November 12, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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