What Happened on October 28, 1954

Historical Events

  • Major league owners vote down sale of A's to a Philadelphia syndicate
  • N Richard Nash' "Rainmaker" premieres in NYC

Nobel Prize

Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Ernest Hemingway

1954 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Sammy Stewart, American MLB pitcher (World Series 1983; AL ERA leader 1981; Cleveland Indians), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 2018)
Born in 1954

About October 28, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Hold My Hand - Don Cornell