What Happened on September 5, 1954

Historical Events

  • Dutch Super Constellation crashes at Shannon, 28 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Kempe, American author, journalist, and executive, born in Utah
  • Hans-Jorgen Gerhardt, German bobsleder (Olympic gold 1980), born in Altenburg, Thuringia
Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Eugen Schiffer, German lawyer and liberal politician, dies at 94
1954 Highlights

About September 5, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Little Things Mean A Lot - Kitty Kallen