Historical Events In 1954
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
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 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 In the year 1954 prosper Cocquyt, Belgian brewer/pilot, dies at 54
Oct 22 West Germany joins North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the year 1954.
Oct 23 On this day in history britain, England, France & USSR agree to end occupation of Germany
Oct 23 Britain, England, France and USSR agree to end occupation of Germany on this day in history.
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 On this day in history chevrolet unveils V-8 engine
Oct 26 Floris HL Prims, Flemish priest/historian/archivist of Antwerp, dies on this day in history.
Oct 27 On this day in history b O Davis Jr becomes 1st black general in USAF
Oct 27 In the year 1954 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 in the year 1954.
Oct 28 In the year 1954 ernest Hemingway wins Nobel prize for literature
Oct 29 Colonel Nasser disbands Moslem Brothership in the year 1954.
Oct 30 Defense Department announces elimination of all segregated regiments in the year 1954.
Oct 31 On this day in history algerian Revolution against French begins
Nov 01 Algeria begins rebellion against French rule on this day in history.
Nov 01 India takes over administration of 4 French Indian settlements in the year 1954.
Nov 02 Charles C Diggs Jr elected Michigan's 1st black congressman on this day in history.
Nov 02 Charles C Diggs Jr elected Michigan's first black congressman in the year 1954.
Nov 03 On this day in history henri E B Matisse, French painter/sculptor (Dance II), dies at 84
Nov 03 In the year 1954 linus Pauling wins Nobel Chemistry Prize
Nov 03 On this day in history 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 On this day in history stig H Dagerman, Swedish author (Burned Child), dies at 31
Nov 07 US spy plane shot down North of Japan on this day in history.
Nov 08 AL approves Philadelphia A's move to Kansas City in the year 1954.
Nov 10 Hussein Fatemi, Iran Foreign minister, executed on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1954 iwo Jima Memorial (servicemen raising US flag) dedicated in Arlington
Nov 10 Lt Col John Stapp travels 632 MPH in a rocket sled on this day in history.