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Historical Events In 1954

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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 in the year 1954.  

Aug 19   On this day in history ralph J Bunche named undersecretary of UN  

Aug 22   WPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1954.  

Aug 24   Communist Control Act passed, at height of McCarthyism in the year 1954.  

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

Aug 24   On this day in history international Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China  

Aug 25   Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m) in the year 1954.  

Aug 29   SF International Airport (SFO) opens in the year 1954.  

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 in the year 1954.  

Aug 31   Hurricane Carol (1st major named storm) hits New England, 70 die in the year 1954.  

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

Sep 02   On this day in history hurricane Edna batters NE US, killing 20  

Sep 03   After nearly 3,000 episodes, The Lone Ranger ends 21-year legacy of radio drama on this day in history.  

Sep 03   Eugene Pallette, actor (It's a Date, My Man Godfrey), dies at 65 in the year 1954.  

Sep 03   Pope Pius X canonized a saint in the year 1954.  

Sep 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history the first passage of McClure Strait, fabled Northwest Passage completed  

Sep 05   On this day in history dutch Super Constellation crashes at Shannon, 28 die  

Sep 07   Integration begins in Wash DC & Balt MD public schools in the year 1954.  

Sep 08   SE Asia Treaty Org (SEATO) formed to stop communist spread in SE Asia in the year 1954.  

Sep 09   In the year 1954 alfred Gradstein, composer, dies at 49  

Sep 10   12 second shock kills 1,460 in Orleansville Algeria on this day in history.  

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   Licinio Refice, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 13   In the year 1954 reds Ted Kluszewski scores a run in record 17 consecutive games  

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   On this day in history cKLW TV channel 9 in Windsor, ON (CBC) begins broadcasting  

Sep 19   Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1954

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Ludmila Borozna, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1972) was born in the year 1954.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of henry Bonilla, American politician  

Jan 02   Dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk) was born in the year 1954.  

Jan 03   Ross The Boss, rocker was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ned Lamont, American businessman  

Jan 04   Eugene Chadbourne, American composer and musician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1954 birth of bryan Hitt, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You)  

Famous Deaths In 1954

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Duff Cooper, British diplomat and writer (b. 1890) died in the year 1954.  

Jan 05   Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Fred Raymond, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77 in the year 1954.  

Jan 13   Roland Diggle, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1954.  

Jan 16   Michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies in the year 1954.  

Jan 18   In the year 1954 sydney Greenstreet, actor (Conflict, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74  

Jan 19   Theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885) died in the year 1954.  

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