On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1954

Historical Events

  • 1st Miss America TV broadcast; 19 year old Lee Meriwether of California crowned 27th Miss America
  • 20.4 cm rainfall at Brunswick, Maine (state record)
  • KXJB TV channel 4 in Valley City (Fargo) (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Reed Birney, American actor (Greatest Man in the World), born in Alexandria, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Licinio Refice, Italian priest and composer (Cecilia), dies at 69
1954 Highlights

About September 11, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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