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Historical Events In 1954

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Mar 19   On this day in history first color telecast of a prize fight, Giardello vs Troy in Madison Square Garden, New York NY  

Mar 19   First rocket-driven sled on rails was tested in Alamogordo NM in the year 1954.  

Mar 19   US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Tenley Albright in the year 1954.  

Mar 19   On this day in history uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Hayes A Jenkins  

Mar 19   On this day in history walter Braunfels, composer, dies at 71  

Mar 19   On this day in history weekes, Worrell &Walcott complete tons in innings vs England  

Mar 20   In the year 1954 "King & I" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1246 performances  

Mar 20   "King &I" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1246 performances on this day in history.  

Mar 20   In the year 1954 newspaper vending machine first used (Columbia Pennsylvania)  

Mar 21   Harry Lawrence Freeman, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   KFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

Mar 22   1st shopping mall opened in Southfield, Mich on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1954 26th Academy Awards "From Here to Eternity", William Holden & Audrey Hepburn win  

Mar 25   In the year 1954 26th Academy Awards: "From Here to Eternity", William Holden & Audrey Hepburn win  

Mar 25   RCA manufactures first color TV set (12" screen at $1,000) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island on this day in history.  

Mar 28   8th Tony Awards: Teahouse of the August Moon & Kismet win on this day in history.  

Mar 28   Francis B Young, Brit physician/writer (In South Africa), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Mar 29   In the year 1954 a 7.0 earthquake near the south of Spain. This earthquake caused property damage at Malaga, and was 640 km deep  

Mar 29   Carrier aircraft began reconnaissance near Dien Bien Phu, Indochina in the year 1954.  

Mar 30   On this day in history test Cricket debut of Garry Sobers v England at Kingston  

Mar 30   Toronto Transit Commission opens the first part of the Toronto subway, the first subway in Canada in the year 1954.  

Mar 31   US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs CO, established in the year 1954.  

Mar 31   US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Colo, established in the year 1954.  

Mar 31   In the year 1954 uSSR offers to join NATO  

Apr 01   On this day in history army helicopter battalion formed, Fort Bragg, NC  

Apr 01   In the year 1954 uS Air Force Academy established  

Apr 02   Plans to build Disneyland 1st announced [see Jan 26] on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Plans to build Disneyland first announced on this day in history.  

Apr 03   "Me & Juliet" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 358 performances in the year 1954.  

Apr 03   Don Perry climbs a 20' rope in under 2.8 seconds (AAU record) on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1954 louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton GA Golf Open  

Apr 04   Louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton Georgia Golf Open on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Claude Delvincourt, composer, dies at 66 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 in the year 1954.  

Jan 02   Henry Bonilla, American politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk) was born in the year 1954.  

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   In the year 1954 birth of ned Lamont, American businessman  

Jan 04   Eugene Chadbourne, American composer and musician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1954.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   Michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies on this day in history.  

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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