Historical Events In 1954
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Feb 28 US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island in the year 1954.
Mar 01 In the year 1954 4 Puerto Ricans open fire in US House of Representatives injuring 5 Representatives
Mar 01 First American hydrogen bomb test on the island of Bikini on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1954 rebellion during visit of President Naguib in Khartoum Sudan, 30 die
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 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 In the year 1954 "Girl in Pink Tights" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 115 perfs
Mar 05 On this day in history julian Lowell Coolidge, mathematician (Study-Segre school), dies at 80
Mar 06 In the year 1954 jan Kalf, Dutch literature/art historian, dies at 80
Mar 07 In the year 1954 babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
Mar 07 French surrender to Vietminh after 55-day siege at Dien Bien Phu in the year 1954.
Mar 07 Russia defeated Canada 7-2 to capture the world ice-hockey title in Stockholm, Sweden on this day in history.
Mar 07 Russia wins title in their first international ice hockey competition in the year 1954.
Mar 07 In the year 1954 uS, Great-Britain & France reject Russian membership in NATO
Mar 08 In the year 1954 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 on this day in history.
Mar 08 Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent visits Canadian brigade in Korea during world tour in the year 1954.
Mar 09 1st local color TV coml WNBT-TV (WNBC-TV) NYC (Castro Decorators) in the year 1954.
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 1st performance of Arnold Schoenberg's "Moses und Aaron"
Mar 13 Braves' Bobby Thomson breaks his ankle, he is replaced by Hank Aaron on this day in history.
Mar 14 In the year 1954 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 On this day in history "CBS Morning Show" premieres with Walter Cronkite & Jack Paar
Mar 15 "CBS Morning Show" premieres with Walter Cronkite and Jack Paar in the year 1954.
Mar 15 Arthur Fickenscher, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1954.
Mar 17 On this day in history victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor, dies at 88
Mar 18 Walter Mead, cricketer (one Test for England 1899), dies on this day in history.
Mar 19 1st color telecast of a prize fight, Giardello vs Troy in MSG, NYC on this day in history.