What Happened on September 1, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Rear Window", directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly, is released

  • Hurricane Carol strikes Long Island and New England, kills 68
  • Ted Kluszewski is 1st Cincinnati Red to hit 40 HRs en route to 49

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Gabor Ormai, viola Player