On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 1954

Historical Events

  • Espionage & Sabotage Act of 1954 signed in the US, prompted by the cold war
  • Pope Pius X canonized a saint
  • The German U-Boat U-505 began its move from a specially constructed dock to its final site at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry.
  • The People's Liberation Army begin shelling the ROC-controlled islands of Quemoy & Amoy

Famous Deaths

  • Eugene Pallette, American actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Mark of Zorro), dies at 65
1954 Highlights

About September 3, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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