On This Day

What Happened on November 4, 1954

Historical Events

  • "Fanny" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 888 performances
  • Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Aksinin, Russian athlete (Olympic gold, 4×100m relay 1980; bronze 1976), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 2020)
  • Chris Difford, British lyricist, guitarist and vocalist (Squeeze - "Black Coffee In Bed"; "Tempted"), born in Greenwich, London

Famous Deaths

  • Stig Dagerman, Swedish author (Burned Child), dies at 31
1954 Highlights

About November 4, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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