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Historical Events In 1954

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Mar 19   First color telecast of a prize fight, Giardello vs Troy in Madison Square Garden, New York NY in the year 1954.  

Mar 19   First rocket-driven sled on rails was tested in Alamogordo NM on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Tenley Albright  

Mar 19   US Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Hayes A Jenkins on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Walter Braunfels, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Mar 19   In the year 1954 weekes, Worrell &Walcott complete tons in innings vs England  

Mar 20   On this day in history "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 in the year 1954.  

Mar 21   In the year 1954 kFBB TV channel 5 in Great Falls, MT (ABC/CBS/NBC) begins broadcasting  

Mar 22   In the year 1954 1st shopping mall opened in Southfield, Mich  

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

Mar 25   26th Academy Awards: "From Here to Eternity", William Holden & Audrey Hepburn win on this day in history.  

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

Mar 26   In the year 1954 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island  

Mar 28   8th Tony Awards: Teahouse of the August Moon & Kismet win in the year 1954.  

Mar 28   In the year 1954 francis B Young, Brit physician/writer (In South Africa), dies at 69  

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   In the year 1954 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 on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history uS Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs CO, established  

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

Mar 31   USSR offers to join NATO on this day in history.  

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

Apr 01   US Air Force Academy established in the year 1954.  

Apr 02   Plans to build Disneyland 1st announced [see Jan 26] in the year 1954.  

Apr 02   In the year 1954 plans to build Disneyland first announced  

Apr 03   "Me & Juliet" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 358 performances on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history louise Suggs wins LPGA Carrollton Georgia Golf Open  

Apr 05   In the year 1954 claude Delvincourt, composer, dies at 66  

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

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   On this day in history birth of ned Lamont, American businessman  

Jan 04   In the year 1954 birth of eugene Chadbourne, American composer and musician  

Jan 05   Bryan Hitt, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You) was born on this day in history.  

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   Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891) died in the year 1954.  

Jan 10   Fred Raymond, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1954.  

Jan 11   In the year 1954 edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77  

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

Jan 16   Michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies in the year 1954.  

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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