On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Barrett, American novelist (Servants of the Map), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Bruce Edwards, American golf caddie for Hall of Fame golfer Tom Watson (d. 2004)
  • Dick Gross, Australian politician

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Francis Blakeslee, American botanist, dies at 80
1954 Highlights

About November 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio