On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • AL approves Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bret, Anglo-French biographer and broadcaster
  • Jeanette McGruder, American musician (P Funk)
  • Kazuo Ishiguro, British author (An Artist of the Floating World, The Remains of the Day, When We Were Orphans), born in Nagasaki, Japan
  • Michael D. Brown, U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency director
  • Rickie Lee Jones, American singer (Chuck E's in Love), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ricky Lawson, American musician, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)