On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1954

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Hazel forms in the Caribbean, killing 400-1000 people in the Bahamas and Haiti

Famous Deaths

  • Flor Alpaerts, Flemish composer (Tyl Uilenspiegel, Pallieter), dies at 78
1954 Highlights

About October 5, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra