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