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Historical Events In 1954

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Aug 18   On this day in history 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   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   Getulio D Vargas, pres/dictator Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71 in the year 1954.  

Aug 24   International Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China on this day in history.  

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

Aug 29   SF International Airport (SFO) opens on this day in history.  

Aug 30   In the year 1954 hurricane Carol, kills 68  

Aug 31   On this day in history census Bureau established  

Aug 31   On this day in history census Bureau forms  

Aug 31   In the year 1954 hurricane Carol (1st major named storm) hits New England, 70 die  

Aug 31   On this day in history hurricane Carol hits New England, killing more than 60 people and causiAug 31, massive property damage.  

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   In the year 1954 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   Peter B Cortese of the US achieves a one-arm deadlift of 370 lbs; 22 lbs over triple his body weight, at York, Pennsylvania on this day in history.  

Sep 04   In the year 1954 the first passage of McClure Strait, fabled Northwest Passage completed  

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

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   Alfred Gradstein, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 10   In the year 1954 peter Anders, German opera singer, dies  

Sep 11   First Miss America TV broadcast in the year 1954.  

Sep 11   Licinio Refice, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history 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   B Britten's opera "Turn of the Screw," premieres in Venice on this day in history.  

Sep 14   In the year 1954 hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits NYC, $50 million damage  

Sep 16   On this day in history cKLW TV channel 9 in Windsor, ON (CBC) begins broadcasting  

Sep 19   In the year 1954 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1954 birth of ross The Boss, rocker  

Jan 03   Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990) was born in the year 1954.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of eugene Chadbourne, American composer and musician  

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   In the year 1954 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   On this day in history fred Raymond, composer, dies at 53  

Jan 11   On this day in history edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77  

Jan 13   On this day in history roland Diggle, composer, dies at 69  

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

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

Jan 19   In the year 1954 death of theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885)  

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