On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Francois "Doc" Duvalier wins Haitian presidential election
  • Indians win AL record 111 games
  • WCBD TV channel 2 in Charleston, South Carolina (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Juande Ramos, Spanish football manager (Sevilla), born in Pedro Muñoz, Spain
  • Sylvester Croom, American college football coach, born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

"Roman Holiday" actress Audrey Hepburn (25) weds actor Mel Ferrer (37) in Burgenstock, Switzerland

Famous Deaths

  • Eugenio d' Ors y Rovira, Spanish essayist/philosopher, dies at 71