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Historical Events In 1954

Friday, 18 September 2020

Oct 18   Hurricane Hazel (3rd of 1954) becomes most severe to hit US in the year 1954.  

Oct 19   In the year 1954 egypt & Great Britain sign treaty; British troops departs  

Oct 20   In the year 1954 "Peter Pan" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 149 performances  

Oct 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1954.  

Oct 22   Prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 23   Henri Zagwijn, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 26   In the year 1954 chevrolet unveils V-8 engine  

Oct 26   Floris HL Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp, dies on this day in history.  

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   Walt Disney premieres his first series, Disneyland, on ABC, while his theme park is still under construction on this day in history.  

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

Oct 29   Colonel Nasser disbands Moslem Brothership on this day in history.  

Oct 30   Defense Department announces elimination of all segregated regiments on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1954 charles C Diggs Jr elected Michigan's first black congressman  

Nov 03   On this day in history henri E B Matisse, French painter/sculptor (Dance II), dies at 84  

Nov 03   On this day in history linus Pauling wins Nobel Chemistry Prize  

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 04   In the year 1954 stig H Dagerman, Swedish author (Burned Child), dies at 31  

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

Nov 08   In the year 1954 aL approves Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City  

Nov 10   In the year 1954 hussein Fatemi, Iran Foreign minister, executed  

Nov 10   Iwo Jima Memorial (servicemen raising US flag) dedicated in Arlington on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Lt Col John Stapp travels 632 MPH in a rocket sled 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Henry Bonilla, American politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1954 birth of dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk)  

Jan 03   In the year 1954 birth of ross The Boss, rocker  

Jan 03   In the year 1954 birth of dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990)  

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

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

Jan 05   Bryan Hitt, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1954

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of duff Cooper, British diplomat and writer (b. 1890)  

Jan 05   Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891) died in the year 1954.  

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

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

Jan 13   In the year 1954 roland Diggle, composer, dies at 69  

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

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

Jan 19   On this day in history death of theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885)  

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