On This Day

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 prizeNobel Prize

Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Ernest Hemingway

Famous Birthdays

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

About October 28, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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