On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st use of 24-sec shot clock in pro basketball (Rochester vs Boston)
  • US Defense Department announces elimination of all racially segregated regiments

Famous Birthdays

  • JoAnne Russell, American tennis player (Wimbledon doubles 1977), born in Miami, Florida
  • Mario Testino, Peruvian-born English fashion photographer, born in Lima, Peru
  • T Graham Brown, Arabi Ga, country singer (Come as you Were)