On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1954

Historical Events

  • Nobel for physics awarded to Max Born & Walter Bothe

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Ant [Stuart Goddard], English punk rocker (Goody Two Shoes, Antmusic), born in London
  • Brigitte Lin, Taiwanese actress (Red Dust, Swordsman II), born in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Godzilla, Japanese monster (Godzilla)
  • Kevin P Chilton, American General, test pilot and NASA astronaut (STS 49, 59, 76), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHenri Matisse

Henri Matisse, French painter and sculptor (Dance II), dies at 84

Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse
Impressionist Painter
Henri Matisse

1954 Highlights

About November 3, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio