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.