On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians clinch AL pennant, beat Tigers (3-2)
  • KTUL TV channel 8 in Tulsa, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • WLOS TV channel 13 in G'ville-Spartanburg, SC (ABC) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Murtaza Bhutto, Pakistani politician, born in Karachi, Pakistan (d. 1996)
  • Takao Doi, Japanese astronaut (STS 87), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Tommy Tuberville, American football coach, born in Camden, Arkansas