On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1954

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Hazel makes landfall in the US in North Carolina as a category 4 hurricane, 195 die in US and Canada
  • KLTV TV channel 7 in Tyler-Longview, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jere Burns, American actor (Something So Right, Kirk-Dear John), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
1954 Highlights

About October 15, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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