On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1954

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Montreal Canadien center Jean Béliveau scores 3 goals in 44 seconds on future Hall of Fame goaltender Terry Sawchuk in 4-2 win v Boston Bruins; 2nd fastest NHL hat trick

NHL Legend Jean Béliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Béliveau
NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Gentry, American basketball head coach (New Orleans Pelicans 2015-19; Miami Heat, Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns), born in Shelby, North Carolina
1954 Highlights

About November 5, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio