What Happened on September 26, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • A's defeats Yanks 8-6 in last game franchise will play in Philadelphia
  • Japanese ferry boat Toya Maru sinks in Strait of Tsugaru during a typhoon, 1,153 people die
  • KODE TV channel 12 in Joplin, MO (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • KUTV TV channel 2 in Salt Lake City, UT (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • WANE TV channel 15 in Fort Wayne, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WCAX TV channel 3 in Burlington, VT (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yogi Berra plays his only game at 3rd & Mickey Mantle plays shortstop

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra
Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Famous Birthdays

  • C├ęsar Rosas, Mexican singer, songwriter and guitarist (Los Lobos), born in Hermosillo, Mexico
  • Craig Chaquico, American rock guitarist (Jefferson Starship), born in Sacramento, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ellen Roosevelt, American tennis player, dies at 86