What Happened on September 18, 1954

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)
  • Steven Pinker, Canadian American cognitive psychologist and author, born in Montreal, Canada
  • Takao Doi, Japanese astronaut (STS 87), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Tommy Tuberville, American football coach and politician (Senator-R-Alabama 2021-), born in Camden, Arkansas
1954 Highlights

About September 18, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

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