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Historical Events In 1954

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Feb 28   In the year 1954 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island  

Mar 01   On this day in history 4 Puerto Ricans open fire in US House of Representatives injuring 5 Representatives  

Mar 01   In the year 1954 first American hydrogen bomb test on the island of Bikini  

Mar 01   Rebellion during visit of President Naguib in Khartoum Sudan, 30 die on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Ron Howard Emmy Award-winning producer was born in the year 1954.  

Mar 01   Ted Williams fractures collarbone in first game of spring training after flying 39 combat missions without injury in Korean War in the year 1954.  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1954 uS explodes 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll  

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

Mar 05   In the year 1954 "Girl in Pink Tights" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 115 perfs  

Mar 05   Julian Lowell Coolidge, mathematician (Study-Segre school), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open on this day in history.  

Mar 07   French surrender to Vietminh after 55-day siege at Dien Bien Phu on this day in history.  

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

Mar 07   Russia wins title in their first international ice hockey competition on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1954 uS, Great-Britain & France reject Russian membership in NATO  

Mar 08   On this day in history herb McKinley sets quarter mile record of 0:46.8 in Melbourne, Australia  

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   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, in the year 1954.  

Mar 09   In the year 1954 wNBT-TV (now WNBC-TV), New York, broadcast the first local color television commercials  

Mar 11   US Army charges Senator Joseph McCarthy used undue pressure tactics in the year 1954.  

Mar 12   In the year 1954 1st performance of Arnold Schoenberg's "Moses und Aaron"  

Mar 13   Braves' Bobby Thomson breaks his ankle, he is replaced by Hank Aaron in the year 1954.  

Mar 14   On this day in history braves Henry Aaron homers in his 1st exhibition game  

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 in the year 1954.  

Mar 17   Victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor, dies at 88 in the year 1954.  

Mar 18   Walter Mead, cricketer (one Test for England 1899), dies in the year 1954.  

Mar 19   In the year 1954 1st color telecast of a prize fight, Giardello vs Troy in MSG, NYC  

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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   Henry Bonilla, American politician was born in the year 1954.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1954 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   On this day in history michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history death of theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885)  

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