On This Day

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
  • Ken Schrom, baseball player
1954 Highlights

About November 23, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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