What Happened on October 2, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 8th NHL All-Star Game, Detroit Olympia: All-Stars tie Detroit Red Wings, 2-2
  • Former French possession of Chandernagore made part of West Bengal, India
  • New York Giants beat Cleveland Indians, 7-4 in Game 4 to sweep the Baseball World Series, 4-0; Indians trail 7-0 and never recover

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Jennings, American country singer (Restless Heart-Wheels), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Lani O'Grady, American actress (Mary-8 is Enough), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Lorraine Bracco, American actress (Sopranos, Goodfellas), born in Brooklyn, New York