What Happened on November 2, 1954

Historical Events

Radio Premiere

BBC radio comedy "Hancock's Half Hour" debuts starring Tony Hancock and Sid James, written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson

  • Charles Diggs Jr is elected Michigan's 1st black congressman to the House of Representatives

Election of Interest

Strom Thurmond is the 1st senator elected by write-in vote (South Carolina)

1954 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Pat Croce, American entrepreneur, sports team executive and owner, TV personality (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Born in 1954

About November 2, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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