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Historical Events In 1954

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

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

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

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

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

Mar 21   On this day in history harry Lawrence Freeman, composer, dies at 84  

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

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

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   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   Francis B Young, Brit physician/writer (In South Africa), dies at 69 in the year 1954.  

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

Mar 29   On this day in history carrier aircraft began reconnaissance near Dien Bien Phu, Indochina  

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

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

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

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

Mar 31   USSR offers to join NATO in the year 1954.  

Apr 01   Army helicopter battalion formed, Fort Bragg, NC on this day in history.  

Apr 01   US Air Force Academy established on this day in history.  

Apr 02   In the year 1954 plans to build Disneyland 1st announced [see Jan 26]  

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

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

Apr 03   Don Perry climbs a 20' rope in under 2.8 seconds (AAU record) in the year 1954.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ross The Boss, rocker was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Roland Diggle, composer, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 18   Sydney Greenstreet, actor (Conflict, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1954 death of theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885)  

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