What Happened on October 11, 1954

Historical Events

Catholic Encyclical

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Ad caeli Reginam

Music Premiere

Revival of George Abbott, Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's musical "On Your Toes" opens at 46th St Theater, NYC; runs for 64 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Haitham bin Tariq, Sultan of Oman (2020-), born in Muscat, Oman
Born in 1954

Famous Weddings

Corazon Aquino

Philippine president Corazon Aquino (21) weds Tarlac governor Benigno Aquino Jr (22) in Pasay City, Philippines

About October 11, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Hold My Hand - Don Cornell