On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1954

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Amonette, American free pistol shooting athlete (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Radford, Virginia
  • Carl Vine, Australian classical composer, born in Perth, Australia
  • Michael Dudikoff, American actor (American Ninja, TRON), born in Redondo Beach, California

Famous Deaths

  • Morten Korch, Danish author, dies at 78
1954 Highlights

About October 8, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Libra