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Historical Events In 1954

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

Nov 12   In the year 1954 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   Fay Baker, actress (Sorority Girl), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Nov 14   On this day in history egyptian pres Naguib fired/state of emergency declared  

Nov 15   On this day in history 1st regularly scheduled commercial flights over North Pole begins  

Nov 15   Lionel Barrymore, [Blythe], actor (Dr Kildare, Key Largo), dies at 76 in the year 1954.  

Nov 15   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 20   KTRK TV channel 13 in Houston, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting in the year 1954.  

Nov 21   On this day in history actress Goldie Hawn is born  

Nov 21   On this day in history 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 in the year 1954.  

Nov 24   Air Force One, 1st US Presidential airplane, christened on this day in history.  

Nov 24   On this day in history the first US Presidential airplane christened  

Nov 26   Test Cricket debut of Colin Cowdrey v Australia at Gabba in the year 1954.  

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

Nov 28   On this day in history 1st pro football game in Netherlands  

Nov 28   Enrico Fermi, Italian/US physicist (Nobel 1938), dies at 53 in the year 1954.  

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

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

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 in the year 1954.  

Dec 01   Nationalist China & US sign dike agreement on this day in history.  

Dec 02   "Hit the Trail" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 4 performances in the year 1954.  

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

Dec 03   Samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard," premieres on this day in history.  

Dec 04   "Hit the Trail" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 4 perfs on this day in history.  

Dec 04   On this day in history nina Vasar, wife of Russian composer Dmitri Sjostakovitsj, dies  

Dec 05   On this day in history kTEW (now KJRH) TV channel 2 in Tulsa, OK (NBC) begins broadcasting  

Dec 06   Simone de Beauvoir receives Prix Goncourt on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1954 birth of dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk)  

Jan 03   Ross The Boss, rocker was born in the year 1954.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Bryan Hitt, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You) was born on this day in history.  

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   Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891) died in the year 1954.  

Jan 10   On this day in history fred Raymond, composer, dies at 53  

Jan 11   On this day in history edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1954 michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies  

Jan 18   In the year 1954 sydney Greenstreet, actor (Conflict, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74  

Jan 19   Theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885) died on this day in history.  

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