What Happened on September 24, 1954

Historical Events

  • Yanks tie a record, 3 of their pinch hitters strike out in 1 inning

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashton Carter, American military civilian official (Secretary of Defense, 2015-17), and academic administrator, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2022)
  • Helen Lederer, British comic actress (Absolutely Fabulous - "Catriona"), and writer (Losing It), born in Carmarthen, Wales
  • Stephen Jones, English art historian, born in London, England (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Pilgrim, British homeowner who committed suicide due to housing bureaucracy scandal, hangs himself at 53
1954 Highlights

About September 24, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

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