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Historical Events In 1954

Sunday, 07 March 2021

Aug 18   On this day in history james E Wilkins is 1st black to attend a US cabinet meeting  

Aug 19   Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Aug 19   In the year 1954 ralph J Bunche named undersecretary of UN  

Aug 22   WPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1954 communist Control Act passed, at height of McCarthyism  

Aug 24   On this day in history getulio D Vargas, pres/dictator Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71  

Aug 24   In the year 1954 international Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China  

Aug 25   In the year 1954 ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m)  

Aug 29   On this day in history sF International Airport (SFO) opens  

Aug 30   On this day in history hurricane Carol, kills 68  

Aug 31   Census Bureau established in the year 1954.  

Aug 31   Census Bureau forms on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Hurricane Carol (1st major named storm) hits New England, 70 die on this day in history.  

Aug 31   Hurricane Carol hits New England, killing more than 60 people and causiAug 31, massive property damage in the year 1954.  

Sep 02   Hurricane Edna batters NE US, killing 20 in the year 1954.  

Sep 03   In the year 1954 after nearly 3,000 episodes, The Lone Ranger ends 21-year legacy of radio drama.  

Sep 03   On this day in history eugene Pallette, actor (It's a Date, My Man Godfrey), dies at 65  

Sep 03   In the year 1954 pope Pius X canonized a saint  

Sep 04   In the year 1954 peter B Cortese of the US achieves a one-arm deadlift of 370 lbs; 22 lbs over triple his body weight, at York, Pennsylvania  

Sep 04   The first passage of McClure Strait, fabled Northwest Passage completed in the year 1954.  

Sep 05   Dutch Super Constellation crashes at Shannon, 28 die in the year 1954.  

Sep 07   In the year 1954 integration begins in Wash DC & Balt MD public schools  

Sep 08   SE Asia Treaty Org (SEATO) formed to stop communist spread in SE Asia on this day in history.  

Sep 09   On this day in history alfred Gradstein, composer, dies at 49  

Sep 10   In the year 1954 12 second shock kills 1,460 in Orleansville Algeria  

Sep 10   On this day in history peter Anders, German opera singer, dies  

Sep 11   In the year 1954 first Miss America TV broadcast  

Sep 11   In the year 1954 licinio Refice, composer, dies at 69  

Sep 12   In the year 1954 betsy Rawls wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open  

Sep 13   Reds Ted Kluszewski scores a run in record 17 consecutive games in the year 1954.  

Sep 14   In the year 1954 b Britten's opera "Turn of the Screw," premieres in Venice  

Sep 14   Hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits NYC, $50 million damage in the year 1954.  

Sep 16   In the year 1954 cKLW TV channel 9 in Windsor, ON (CBC) begins broadcasting  

Sep 19   On this day in history beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open  

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Famous Birthdays In 1954

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1954 birth of ludmila Borozna, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 02   Henry Bonilla, American politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ross The Boss, rocker was born in the year 1954.  

Jan 03   Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ned Lamont, American businessman was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1954 birth of eugene Chadbourne, American composer and musician  

Jan 05   Bryan Hitt, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You) was born in the year 1954.  

Famous Deaths In 1954

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of duff Cooper, British diplomat and writer (b. 1890)  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891)  

Jan 10   Fred Raymond, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1954.  

Jan 11   In the year 1954 edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77  

Jan 13   In the year 1954 roland Diggle, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 16   Michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 18   On this day in history sydney Greenstreet, actor (Conflict, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885)  

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