Historical Events In 1954
Thursday, 07 July 2022
Aug 18 In the year 1954 james E Wilkins is 1st black to attend a US cabinet meeting
Aug 19 In the year 1954 alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73
Aug 19 Ralph J Bunche named undersecretary of UN on this day in history.
Aug 22 WPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1954.
Aug 24 On this day in history communist Control Act passed, at height of McCarthyism
Aug 24 In the year 1954 getulio D Vargas, pres/dictator Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71
Aug 24 International Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China in the year 1954.
Aug 25 Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m) in the year 1954.
Aug 29 SF International Airport (SFO) opens on this day in history.
Aug 30 Hurricane Carol, kills 68 in the year 1954.
Aug 31 On this day in history census Bureau established
Aug 31 In the year 1954 census Bureau forms
Aug 31 Hurricane Carol (1st major named storm) hits New England, 70 die on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 1954 hurricane Carol hits New England, killing more than 60 people and causiAug 31, massive property damage.
Sep 02 In the year 1954 hurricane Edna batters NE US, killing 20
Sep 03 In the year 1954 after nearly 3,000 episodes, The Lone Ranger ends 21-year legacy of radio drama.
Sep 03 Eugene Pallette, actor (It's a Date, My Man Godfrey), dies at 65 on this day in history.
Sep 03 Pope Pius X canonized a saint on this day in history.
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 On this day in history the first passage of McClure Strait, fabled Northwest Passage completed
Sep 05 Dutch Super Constellation crashes at Shannon, 28 die on this day in history.
Sep 07 Integration begins in Wash DC & Balt MD public schools in the year 1954.
Sep 08 In the year 1954 sE Asia Treaty Org (SEATO) formed to stop communist spread in SE Asia
Sep 09 On this day in history alfred Gradstein, composer, dies at 49
Sep 10 12 second shock kills 1,460 in Orleansville Algeria on this day in history.
Sep 10 Peter Anders, German opera singer, dies in the year 1954.
Sep 11 On this day in history 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 Reds Ted Kluszewski scores a run in record 17 consecutive games on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 16 CKLW TV channel 9 in Windsor, ON (CBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Sep 19 Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open on this day in history.