What Happened on September 14, 1954

Historical Events

Music Premiere

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

Baseball Record

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

  • 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

Jerry Stiller

Comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara marry

1954 Highlights

About September 14, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

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