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