Historical Events In 1954
Thursday, 25 February 2021
Nov 11 In the year 1954 john Rosamund Johnson, composer, dies at 81
Nov 12 On this day in history ellis Island, immigration station in NY Harbor, closed
Nov 12 On this day in history ellis Island, the U.S. immigration processing center located in New York Harbor, closes today. Since it opened in 1892, it had processed more than 20 million immigrants.
Nov 13 In the year 1954 fay Baker, actress (Sorority Girl), dies at 60
Nov 14 Egyptian pres Naguib fired/state of emergency declared on this day in history.
Nov 15 1st regularly scheduled commercial flights over North Pole begins in the year 1954.
Nov 15 In the year 1954 lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], actor (Dr Kildare, Key Largo), dies at 76
Nov 15 In the year 1954 the first regularly scheduled commercial flights over North Pole begins
Nov 18 Yanks trade Woodling, Byrd, McDonald, Triandos, Miranada & Smith to Orioles for Turley, Larsen & Hunter as part of an 18 player deal in the year 1954.
Nov 20 KTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Nov 21 In the year 1954 actress Goldie Hawn is born
Nov 21 Karol Rathaus, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Nov 22 On this day in history andrej J Vysjinski, Russian UN ambassador, dies at 70
Nov 22 On this day in history humane Society forms
Nov 23 On this day in history for the first time, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the peak it reached just before the 1929 crash.
Nov 24 Air Force One, 1st US Presidential airplane, christened in the year 1954.
Nov 24 In the year 1954 the first US Presidential airplane christened
Nov 26 Test Cricket debut of Colin Cowdrey v Australia at Gabba in the year 1954.
Nov 27 In the year 1954 "By the Beautiful Sea" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 270 perfs
Nov 28 1st pro football game in Netherlands on this day in history.
Nov 28 Enrico Fermi, Italian/US physicist (Nobel 1938), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1954 enrico Fermi, Italian/US nuclear physicist, dies
Nov 30 1st meteorite known to strike a woman (Liz Hodges-Sylacauga Ala) in the year 1954.
Nov 30 On this day in history first meteorite ( 8 lb ) known to strike a woman (Liz Hodges-Sylacauga AL)
Nov 30 The first modern instance of a meteorite striking a human being occurs at Sylacauga, Alabama, when a meteorite crashes through the roof of a house and into a living room, bounces off a radio, and strikes a woman on the hip on this day in history.
Dec 01 Nationalist China & US sign dike agreement in the year 1954.
Dec 02 In the year 1954 "Hit the Trail" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 4 performances
Dec 02 On this day in history uS Senate censures Joe McCarthy (Sen-R-WI) for "conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute"
Dec 03 In the year 1954 enrique Soro Barriga, composer, dies at 70
Dec 03 In the year 1954 samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard," premieres
Dec 04 On this day in history "Hit the Trail" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 4 perfs
Dec 04 Nina Vasar, wife of Russian composer Dmitri Sjostakovitsj, dies in the year 1954.
Dec 05 KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1954.
Dec 06 In the year 1954 simone de Beauvoir receives Prix Goncourt