What Happened on September 20, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st FORTRAN computer program run
  • 1st National People's Congress adopts Chinese constitution
  • KETC TV channel 9 in Saint Louis, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Los Stravinsky's "In Memoriam Dylan Thomas," premieres in Angeles
  • New Zealand's Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents reports just ten days after concluding hearings.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Roger Bannister awarded Britain's Silver Pears Trophy

Middle-Distance Runner Roger Bannister
Middle-Distance Runner
Roger Bannister

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Mcintosh, British member European parliament
  • Brinke Stevens, [Charlene Brinkman] Ca, actress (Slumber Party Massacre)
  • Henry Samueli, American NHL team owner
  • Silvio Leonard, Cienguegos Cuba, 100m runner (Olympic silver 1980)