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