On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1954

Historical Events

  • Chevrolet unveils V-8 engine
  • Trieste returned to Italy.

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Agostinho do Ros├írio, Mozambican politician, Prime Minister of Mozambique (2015-), born in Maxixe, Mozambique
  • D. W. Moffett, American actor (Fine Things, Lisa, Chicago Sons), born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • Vassilis Hatzipanagis, Greek footballer, born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Famous Deaths

  • Floris HL Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp, dies
1954 Highlights

About October 26, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio