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Historical Events In 1954

Thursday, 09 July 2020

Oct 18   On this day in history hurricane Hazel (3rd of 1954) becomes most severe to hit US  

Oct 19   On this day in history egypt & Great Britain sign treaty; British troops departs  

Oct 20   "Peter Pan" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 149 performances on this day in history.  

Oct 20   In the year 1954 willie Shaw, race car driver (Indy 500-1937, 39, 40), dies at 51  

Oct 21   Dorothy Parker/Arnaud d'Usseau's "Ladies of the Corridor," premieres on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot, dies at 54 in the year 1954.  

Oct 22   West Germany joins North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the year 1954.  

Oct 23   Britain, England, France & USSR agree to end occupation of Germany in the year 1954.  

Oct 23   Britain, England, France and USSR agree to end occupation of Germany on this day in history.  

Oct 23   On this day in history henri Zagwijn, composer, dies at 76  

Oct 24   On this day in history dwight D. Eisenhower pledges United States support to South Vietnam  

Oct 26   Chevrolet unveils V-8 engine in the year 1954.  

Oct 26   On this day in history floris HL Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp, dies  

Oct 27   B O Davis Jr becomes 1st black general in USAF on this day in history.  

Oct 27   On this day in history franco Alfano, Ital (opera)composer (Puccini's Turandot), dies at 78  

Oct 27   In the year 1954 walt Disney premieres his first series, Disneyland, on ABC, while his theme park is still under construction.  

Oct 28   On this day in history ernest Hemingway wins Nobel prize for literature  

Oct 29   In the year 1954 colonel Nasser disbands Moslem Brothership  

Oct 30   Defense Department announces elimination of all segregated regiments in the year 1954.  

Oct 31   In the year 1954 algerian Revolution against French begins  

Nov 01   Algeria begins rebellion against French rule on this day in history.  

Nov 01   In the year 1954 india takes over administration of 4 French Indian settlements  

Nov 02   On this day in history charles C Diggs Jr elected Michigan's 1st black congressman  

Nov 02   On this day in history charles C Diggs Jr elected Michigan's first black congressman  

Nov 03   In the year 1954 henri E B Matisse, French painter/sculptor (Dance II), dies at 84  

Nov 03   Linus Pauling wins Nobel Chemistry Prize in the year 1954.  

Nov 03   In the year 1954 the birth of Adam Ant, British Singer/songwriter  

Nov 04   "Fanny" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 888 performances in the year 1954.  

Nov 04   Stig H Dagerman, Swedish author (Burned Child), dies at 31 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 1954 uS spy plane shot down North of Japan  

Nov 08   AL approves Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City in the year 1954.  

Nov 10   Hussein Fatemi, Iran Foreign minister, executed in the year 1954.  

Nov 10   Iwo Jima Memorial (servicemen raising US flag) dedicated in Arlington in the year 1954.  

Nov 10   On this day in history lt Col John Stapp travels 632 MPH in a rocket sled  

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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 in the year 1954.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk)  

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

Jan 03   Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1954 birth of ned Lamont, American businessman  

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

Jan 05   Bryan Hitt, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You) was born in the year 1954.  

Famous Deaths In 1954

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Duff Cooper, British diplomat and writer (b. 1890) died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1954 edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77  

Jan 13   Roland Diggle, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1954 michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies  

Jan 18   Sydney Greenstreet, actor (Conflict, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74 in the year 1954.  

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

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