On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1954

Historical Events

  • AL approves Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bret, British biographer and broadcaster, born in Paris
  • Jeanette McGruder, American singer (P-Funk; Brides of Funkenstein), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 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 (2003-05), born in Guymon, Oklahoma
  • Rickie Lee Jones, American Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter ("Chuck E's In Love"; "We Belong Together"), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Ricky Lawson, American musician, born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2013)
1954 Highlights

About November 8, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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