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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  

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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   Dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk) was born in the year 1954.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990)  

Jan 03   Ned Lamont, American businessman was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1954 birth of bryan Hitt, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You)  

Famous Deaths In 1954

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Duff Cooper, British diplomat and writer (b. 1890) died in the year 1954.  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891)  

Jan 10   In the year 1954 fred Raymond, composer, dies at 53  

Jan 11   Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history roland Diggle, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 16   Michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies in the year 1954.  

Jan 18   Sydney Greenstreet, actor (Conflict, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1954 death of theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885)  

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