On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1954

Historical Events

  • Earthquake strikes Orleansville, Algeria: 1,400 killed
  • Indians becomes 1st Cleveland team to win 100 games in a season

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Combs, American actor, born in Oxnard, California
  • Walter Paul Davis, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Pineville, North Carolina

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Gradstein, Polish composer, dies at 49
1954 Highlights

About September 9, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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