On This Day

What Happened on October 23, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Britain, France & USSR agree to end occupation of Germany
  • Pakistan Governor-General Ghoelan Mohammed disbands parliament
  • WSAU TV channel 7 in Wausau, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Ang Lee, Taiwanese-born American filmmaker (Brokeback Mountain, Life of Pi), born in Chaochou, Pingtung

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Zagwijn, composer, dies at 76