On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Alan Freed leaves Cleveland to NYC for WINS radio
  • SE Asia Treaty Org (SEATO) forms to stop communist spread in SE Asia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

With a 3-2 count, Phillies Richie Ashburn fouls next 14, then walks

Baseball Player Richie Ashburn
Baseball Player
Richie Ashburn

Famous Birthdays

  • Clayton Norcross, American actor (Bold & Beautiful, Colbys, Santa Barbara), born in Arcadia, California
  • Mark Foley, American politician (R) (US Rep Florida 1995-2006), resigned after texting scandal, born in Newton, Massachusetts