On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1954

Historical Events

  • Eelco Van Kleffens appointed President of the ninth session of the UN General Assembly

Famous Birthdays

  • Julia Grant [prev George Roberts], transgender activist featured in "A Change of Sex", born in Blackpool, England (d. 2019)
  • Philthy Animal [Phil Taylor], English rock drummer (Motorhead), born in Hasland, Chesterfield (d. 2015)

Shinzō Abe

Shinzō Abe, Prime Minister of Japan (2006-07 and 2012-), born in Nagato, Japan


Famous Deaths

  • Kokichi Mikimoto, Japanese inventor (b. 1858)
1954 Highlights

About September 21, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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