On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1954

Historical Events

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

Sports History

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 (Rep-(R)-Florida 1995-2006), resigned after texting scandal, born in Newton, Massachusetts
  • Ruby Bridges, American civil rights activist (child who ended segregation of a Louisiana school), born in Tylertown, Mississippi
1954 Highlights

About September 8, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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