On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 1954

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Francois "Doc" Duvalier wins Haitian presidential election

Dictator and President of Haiti François Duvalier
Dictator and President of Haiti
François Duvalier
  • 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; divorce in 1968

Famous Deaths

  • Eugenio d' Ors y Rovira, Spanish essayist/philosopher, dies at 71
1954 Highlights

About September 25, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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