On This Day

What Happened on November 30, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 20th Heisman Trophy Award: Alan Ameche, Wisconsin (FB)
  • Ann Hodges is bruised by a meteor at Sylacauga, Alabama in first modern instance of a meteorite striking a human
  • John Strydom succeeds D. F. Malan as premier of South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • George McArdle, rock bassist (Little River Band Melbourne
  • June Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-I'm So excited)
  • Simonetta Stefanelli, Italian Actress (The Godfather)

Famous Deaths

  • Wilhelm Furtw√§ngler, German conductor (b. 1886)