On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1954

Historical Events

  • "Peter Pan" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 149 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Günter Müller, German sound artist, improvisor and percussionist
  • Steve Orich, orchestrator
  • Suru Nayak, cricketer (two Tests for India v England 1982)

Famous Deaths

  • Willie Shaw, race car driver (Indy 500-1937, 39, 40), dies at 51
1954 Highlights

About October 20, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra