On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1954

Historical Events

  • 1st regularly scheduled commercial flights over North Pole begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Ab Bryant, rock bassist/vocalist (Chilliwack)
  • Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Białogard Poland, politician and President of Poland (1995-2005)
  • Mitch Easter, American record producer (REM), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Tony Thompson, American session and touring drummer (Chic; LaBelle; The Power Station), born in New York City (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLionel Barrymore

Lionel Barrymore [Blythe], American actor (Dr Kildare, Key Largo), dies at 76


1954 Highlights

About November 15, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio