On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • West Germany joins North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Famous Birthdays

  • Carla Dunlap, bodybuilder (Pumping Iron 2), born in Newark, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Jibanananda Das, Bengali poet (b. 1899)
  • Oswald de Andrade, Brazilian author (one of the modernist Group of Five), dies at 64
  • Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot, dies at 54