On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1954

Historical Events

Historic Event

Colonel Gamal Abdel Nasser disbands the Muslim Brotherhood

  • Sweden begins experimental TV

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita Meyer [Annita Meijer], Dutch pop and disco singer ("Just a Disillusion";, "Why Tell Me Why"), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Herman Ronald Frazier, American 400m/4x400m runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Lee Child [James Grant], English author (Jack Reacher novels), born in Coventry, England
1954 Highlights

About October 29, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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