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Historical Events In 1954

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Apr 24   On this day in history 1st American, civilian pilot, P.R. Holden, wounded in Indochina  

Apr 24   On this day in history the first American, civilian pilot, P.R. Holden, wounded in Indochina  

Apr 25   In the year 1954 bell labs announces 1st solar battery (NYC)  

Apr 25   In the year 1954 bell labs announces first solar battery (NYC)  

Apr 25   Joseph Hergesheimer, novelist (Java Head), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On this day in history far Eastern Affairs conference opens in Geneva  

Apr 26   Nationwide test of Salk anti-polio vaccine begins in the year 1954.  

Apr 29   Ernst Heldring, Dutch merchant/ship owner/financier, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history hSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (The Moonies)  

May 01   On this day in history tom Tyler, actor (Lost Ranch, Coyote Trails), dies at 50  

May 02   Pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82 in the year 1954.  

May 03   In the year 1954 pulitzer prize awarded to Charles A Lindbergh &John Patrick  

May 04   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island in the year 1954.  

May 05   Military coup by General Alfredo Stroessner in Paraguay in the year 1954.  

May 06   In the year 1954 roger Bannister of Britain breaks 4 minute mile (3 59 4)  

May 06   Roger Bannister of Britain breaks 4 minute mile (3:59:4) on this day in history.  

May 07   French surrender to Vietminh after 55-day siege at Dien Bien Phu on this day in history.  

May 07   US, Great-Britain & France reject Russian membership in NATO on this day in history.  

May 10   On this day in history bolshoi-ballet does not appear in Paris France  

May 10   George Hirst, cricketer (36,323 1st-class runs, 2739 wickets), dies in the year 1954.  

May 13   In the year 1954 "Pajama Game" opens at St James Theater NYC for 1063 performances  

May 13   In the year 1954 labour Party wins British municipal elections  

May 13   In the year 1954 uS performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak  

May 14   Belgium shortens military conscription from 20 to 18 months on this day in history.  

May 16   Clemens Krauss, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

May 17   Supreme Court unanimously rules on Brown v Topeka Board of Education reversed 1896 "separate but equal" Plessy Vs Ferguson decision in the year 1954.  

May 18   European Convention on Human Rights goes into effect in the year 1954.  

May 19   Aart A van Schelven, church historian (Willem of Orange), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1954 postmaster General Summerfield approves CIA mail-opening project  

May 20   Chiang Kai-shek becomes president of Nationalist China in the year 1954.  

May 21   Amendment to give 18-year-olds right to vote is defeated in the year 1954.  

May 21   In the year 1954 janos Hammerschlag, composer, dies at 68  

May 22   80th Preakness: Johnny Adams aboard Hasty Road wins in 1:57.4 in the year 1954.  

May 22   On this day in history robert Zimmerman aka Bob Dylan is Bar Mitzvahed  

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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 in the year 1954.  

Jan 02   In the year 1954 birth of dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk)  

Jan 03   In the year 1954 birth of ross The Boss, rocker  

Jan 03   Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Ned Lamont, American businessman was born in the year 1954.  

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

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   On this day in history death of duff Cooper, British diplomat and writer (b. 1890)  

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   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   In the year 1954 michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies  

Jan 18   On this day in history sydney Greenstreet, actor (Conflict, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74  

Jan 19   On this day in history death of theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885)  

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