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

Famous Deaths

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

About September 9, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo