On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1954

Historical Events

  • Indians sweep Yanks at Municipal Stadium; largest AL crowd (86,563)
  • White Sox win 90th game, 1st time they win this many since 1920
  • WLBZ TV channel 2 in Bangor, ME (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeff Jarvis, American journalist (This Week in Google) and advocate for the Open Web
  • Neal Brendel, American rugby union prop (6 Tests; Pittsburgh RC) and executive (Chairman USA Rugby 2002-05), born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania (d. 2021)
  • Russell G. Alexander, creator of Today In History v1.2
1954 Highlights

About September 12, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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