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Historical Events In 1954

Saturday, 15 May 2021

Nov 11   John Rosamund Johnson, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Ellis Island, immigration station in NY Harbor, closed in the year 1954.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history yanks trade Woodling, Byrd, McDonald, Triandos, Miranada & Smith to Orioles for Turley, Larsen & Hunter as part of an 18 player deal  

Nov 20   On this day in history kTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting  

Nov 21   Actress Goldie Hawn is born on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1954 karol Rathaus, composer, dies at 59  

Nov 22   Andrej J Vysjinski, Russian UN ambassador, dies at 70 in the year 1954.  

Nov 22   Humane Society forms in the year 1954.  

Nov 23   For the first time, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above the peak it reached just before the 1929 crash on this day in history.  

Nov 24   On this day in history air Force One, 1st US Presidential airplane, christened  

Nov 24   The first US Presidential airplane christened in the year 1954.  

Nov 26   Test Cricket debut of Colin Cowdrey v Australia at Gabba on this day in history.  

Nov 27   On this day in history "By the Beautiful Sea" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 270 perfs  

Nov 28   In the year 1954 1st pro football game in Netherlands  

Nov 28   In the year 1954 enrico Fermi, Italian/US physicist (Nobel 1938), dies at 53  

Nov 29   Enrico Fermi, Italian/US nuclear physicist, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 30   1st meteorite known to strike a woman (Liz Hodges-Sylacauga Ala) in the year 1954.  

Nov 30   First meteorite ( 8 lb ) known to strike a woman (Liz Hodges-Sylacauga AL) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1954 nationalist China & US sign dike agreement  

Dec 02   "Hit the Trail" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 4 performances on this day in history.  

Dec 02   In the year 1954 uS Senate censures Joe McCarthy (Sen-R-WI) for "conduct that tends to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute"  

Dec 03   Enrique Soro Barriga, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1954.  

Dec 03   In the year 1954 samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard," premieres  

Dec 04   "Hit the Trail" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 4 perfs in the year 1954.  

Dec 04   In the year 1954 nina Vasar, wife of Russian composer Dmitri Sjostakovitsj, dies  

Dec 05   KTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Simone de Beauvoir receives Prix Goncourt in the year 1954.  

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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 in the year 1954.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of henry Bonilla, American politician  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk)  

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

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of ned Lamont, American businessman  

Jan 04   Eugene Chadbourne, American composer and musician was born in the year 1954.  

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   In the year 1954 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 in the year 1954.  

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   Sydney Greenstreet, actor (Conflict, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74 in the year 1954.  

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

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