On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1954

Historical Events

Film Release

"Journey to Italy", directed by Roberto Rossellini, starring Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders, is released

  • Integration begins in Washington, D.C. & Balt MD public schools

Famous Birthdays

  • Benmont Tench, American rock keyboardist (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Corbin Bernsen, American actor (Arnie Becker-LA Law), born in North Hollywood, California
  • Michael Emerson, American actor (Person of Interest), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Bud Fisher, American cartoonist (Mutt and Jeff), dies at 69
1954 Highlights

About September 7, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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