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Historical Events In 1954

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Feb 28   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island in the year 1954.  

Mar 01   4 Puerto Ricans open fire in US House of Representatives injuring 5 Representatives in the year 1954.  

Mar 01   First American hydrogen bomb test on the island of Bikini on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Rebellion during visit of President Naguib in Khartoum Sudan, 30 die in the year 1954.  

Mar 01   Ron Howard Emmy Award-winning producer was born on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Ted Williams fractures collarbone in first game of spring training after flying 39 combat missions without injury in Korean War on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1954 the birth of Ron Howard, American director  

Mar 01   US explodes 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history georg Gohler, composer, dies at 79  

Mar 05   On this day in history "Girl in Pink Tights" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 115 perfs  

Mar 05   In the year 1954 julian Lowell Coolidge, mathematician (Study-Segre school), dies at 80  

Mar 06   On this day in history jan Kalf, Dutch literature/art historian, dies at 80  

Mar 07   On this day in history babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open  

Mar 07   In the year 1954 french surrender to Vietminh after 55-day siege at Dien Bien Phu  

Mar 07   On this day in history russia defeated Canada 7-2 to capture the world ice-hockey title in Stockholm, Sweden.  

Mar 07   On this day in history russia wins title in their first international ice hockey competition  

Mar 07   US, Great-Britain & France reject Russian membership in NATO on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Herb McKinley sets quarter mile record of 0:46.8 in Melbourne, Australia on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Percy Twentyman-Jones, cricketer (pair in only Test for S Afr), dies in the year 1954.  

Mar 08   Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent visits Canadian brigade in Korea during world tour on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1954 1st local color TV coml WNBT-TV (WNBC-TV) NYC (Castro Decorators)  

Mar 09   On this day in history this was the day that critics called"TVís coming of age." Edward R. Murrow presented his report on Joseph R. McCarthy, the controversial Wisconsin Senator, .  

Mar 09   WNBT-TV (now WNBC-TV), New York, broadcast the first local color television commercials on this day in history.  

Mar 11   On this day in history uS Army charges Senator Joseph McCarthy used undue pressure tactics  

Mar 12   On this day in history 1st performance of Arnold Schoenberg's "Moses und Aaron"  

Mar 13   In the year 1954 braves' Bobby Thomson breaks his ankle, he is replaced by Hank Aaron  

Mar 14   Braves Henry Aaron homers in his 1st exhibition game in the year 1954.  

Mar 14   On this day in history ludomir Michal Rogowski, composer, dies at 72  

Mar 15   In the year 1954 "CBS Morning Show" premieres with Walter Cronkite & Jack Paar  

Mar 15   "CBS Morning Show" premieres with Walter Cronkite and Jack Paar on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Arthur Fickenscher, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1954 victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor, dies at 88  

Mar 18   In the year 1954 walter Mead, cricketer (one Test for England 1899), dies  

Mar 19   1st color telecast of a prize fight, Giardello vs Troy in MSG, NYC 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   On this day in history birth of ross The Boss, rocker  

Jan 03   Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990) was born in the year 1954.  

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

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

Jan 10   Fred Raymond, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1954 edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77  

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

Jan 16   Michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   Theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885) died in the year 1954.  

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