On This Day

What Happened on October 28, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Ernest Hemingway

Famous Birthdays

  • Samuel "Sammy" Stewart, Americal MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Asheville, North Carolina (d. 2018)