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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1954

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1954 birth of ludmila Borozna, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of henry Bonilla, American politician  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1954 death of duff Cooper, British diplomat and writer (b. 1890)  

Jan 05   On this day in history death of rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891)  

Jan 10   In the year 1954 fred Raymond, composer, dies at 53  

Jan 11   Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77 in the year 1954.  

Jan 13   Roland Diggle, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1954.  

Jan 16   On this day in history michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies  

Jan 18   In the year 1954 sydney Greenstreet, actor (Conflict, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74  

Jan 19   Theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885) died on this day in history.  

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