What Happened on November 23, 1954

Historical Events

  • For the first time, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the peak it reached just before the 1929 crash

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Hornsby, American pop, rock, and bluegrass, singer-songwriter, and piano player ("The Way It Is"), born in Williamsburg, Virginia
  • Ferry Hoogendijk, Dutch editor in chief (Elsevier Magazine)
  • Glenn Brummer, American baseball player, born in Olney, Illinois
  • Ken Schrom, American MLB player, born in Grangeville, Idaho
Born in 1954
1954 Highlights

About November 23, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: This Ole House - Rosemary Clooney