On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Benjamin Britten's opera 'Turn of the Screw' premieres in Venice

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Giants' Willie Mays gets 82nd extra-base hit, breaks Mel Ott's record

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • Hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits NYC, $50 million damage
  • USSR performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Cowsill, American rock bassist (The Cowsills - We Can Fly), born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 2005)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Comedians Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara marry

Comedian Jerry Stiller
Jerry Stiller