Historical Events In 1954
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
Dec 07 Japanese government of Joshida, resigns on this day in history.
Dec 08 On this day in history gladys George, actress (Roaring Twenties), dies at 50
Dec 08 In the year 1954 maxwell Anderson's "Bad Seed," premieres in NYC
Dec 09 Dmitri Sjostakovitsj appointed honored guest of Swed Royal Music Acad on this day in history.
Dec 10 Albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize in the year 1954.
Dec 11 Phillies purchase Connie Mack Stadium in the year 1954.
Dec 11 USS Forrestal christened in Newport News, Va in the year 1954.
Dec 14 WOAY TV channel 4 in Oak Hill-Beckley, WV (ABC) begins broadcasting in the year 1954.
Dec 15 In the year 1954 davy Crockett, Indian Fighter was featured on Walt Disney’s TV series for the first time. Crockett was played by Fess Parker.
Dec 15 Fordham University scraps football team for financial reasons in the year 1954.
Dec 15 Netherlands Antilles becomes co-equal part of Kingdom of Netherlands in the year 1954.
Dec 17 British Petroleum Company (BP) formed on this day in history.
Dec 17 In the year 1954 fully automated railroad freight yard (Gary IN)
Dec 20 On this day in history emilis Melngailis, composer, dies at 80
Dec 21 Dr Sam Sheppard's wife Marilyn is murdered (he is accused of crime) on this day in history.
Dec 23 The first human kidney transplant is performed by Dr. Joseph E. Murray at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts on this day in history.
Dec 24 In the year 1954 council for the Children Protection forms in Neth
Dec 24 In the year 1954 johnny Ace, ballad singer, dies at 25 of Russian Roulette
Dec 24 Laos gains its independence on this day in history.
Dec 25 Johnny Ace, Memphis rocker, accidently shot self in head at 25 on this day in history.
Dec 27 "Saint of Bleecker Street" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 92 perfs on this day in history.
Dec 28 43rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Sydney (3-2) in the year 1954.
Dec 29 Kingdom of Netherlands, with Netherlands & Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being on this day in history.
Dec 29 Kingdom of the Netherlands, with Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being in the year 1954.
Dec 30 On this day in history "House of Flowers" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 165 performances
Dec 31 Peter Van Anrooy, conductor/composer (Piet Hein Rhapsodie), dies at 75 in the year 1954.