March 4, 1954 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • James E. Wilkins appointed 1st black US sub-cabinet member
  • Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, announces the first successful kidney transplant.

Birthdays in History

  • Catherine O'Hara, comedienne (Beetlejuice, SCTV), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Fran├žois Fillon, French politician, Prime Minister of France
  • Mark Chorvinsky, American author, editor and publisher of "Strange Magazine," born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2005)
  • Willie Thorne, English snooker player