On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday

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
  • Walter Paul Davis, Pineville NC, basketball player (Olympic gold 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Gradstein, composer, dies at 49