What Happened on September 9, 1954

Historical Events

  • Earthquake strikes Orleansville (now Chlef), Algeria: 1,250 killed with many aftershocks
  • 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
Born in 1954

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Gradstein, Polish composer, dies at 49

About September 9, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 69 years and 17 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