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Historical Events In 1954

Friday, 22 January 2021

Apr 24   1st American, civilian pilot, P.R. Holden, wounded in Indochina in the year 1954.  

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

Apr 25   On this day in history bell labs announces 1st solar battery (NYC)  

Apr 25   On this day in history bell labs announces first solar battery (NYC)  

Apr 25   Joseph Hergesheimer, novelist (Java Head), dies in the year 1954.  

Apr 26   In the year 1954 far Eastern Affairs conference opens in Geneva  

Apr 26   On this day in history nationwide test of Salk anti-polio vaccine begins  

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

May 01   HSA-UWC Established (Unification Church) (The Moonies) in the year 1954.  

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

May 02   On this day in history pauline de Cock-Manifarges, singer, dies at 82  

May 03   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Charles A Lindbergh &John Patrick  

May 04   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history military coup by General Alfredo Stroessner in Paraguay  

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

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

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

May 07   On this day in history uS, Great-Britain & France reject Russian membership in NATO  

May 10   In the year 1954 bolshoi-ballet does not appear in Paris France  

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

May 13   "Pajama Game" opens at St James Theater NYC for 1063 performances on this day in history.  

May 13   Labour Party wins British municipal elections in the year 1954.  

May 13   US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1954 belgium shortens military conscription from 20 to 18 months  

May 16   In the year 1954 clemens Krauss, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera), dies at 61  

May 17   On this day in history supreme Court unanimously rules on Brown v Topeka Board of Education reversed 1896 "separate but equal" Plessy Vs Ferguson decision  

May 18   European Convention on Human Rights goes into effect on this day in history.  

May 19   Aart A van Schelven, church historian (Willem of Orange), dies at 73 in the year 1954.  

May 19   Postmaster General Summerfield approves CIA mail-opening project on this day in history.  

May 20   Chiang Kai-shek becomes president of Nationalist China on this day in history.  

May 21   In the year 1954 amendment to give 18-year-olds right to vote is defeated  

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

May 22   On this day in history 80th Preakness: Johnny Adams aboard Hasty Road wins in 1:57.4  

May 22   Robert Zimmerman aka Bob Dylan is Bar Mitzvahed in the year 1954.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1954

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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   On this day in history 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   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   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 in the year 1954.  

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

Jan 18   Sydney Greenstreet, actor (Conflict, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74 in the year 1954.  

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

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