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Historical Events In 1954

Sunday, 28 February 2021

May 23   H R Bromley-Davenport, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England), dies on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1954 dr Peter Murray Marshall becomes first black to head an AMA unit  

May 24   German airline Lufthansa forms in the year 1954.  

May 24   In the year 1954 iBM announces vacuum tube "electronic" brain that could perform 10 million operations an hour  

May 24   The first rocket attains 150 mile (241 km) altitude, White Sands NM on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1954 franz Pfemfert, writer, dies at 74  

May 27   In the year 1954 herzmanovsky-Orlando, writer, dies  

May 28   In the year 1954 achille Longo, composer, dies at 54  

May 29   In the year 1954 kirk & Anne Douglas married  

May 30   Ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian/author, dies at 67 in the year 1954.  

May 30   On this day in history dutch bishops forbid membership to non-catholic sporting clubs  

Jun 02   John Costello (Cons) becomes premier of Ireland in the year 1954.  

Jun 04   In the year 1954 arthur Murray flies X-1A rocket plane to record 27,000 m  

Jun 04   Harold Hoffman, (Gov-NJ), dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1954 "Your Show Of Shows," last airs on NBC-TV  

Jun 07   1st microbiology laboratory dedicated (New Brunswick NJ) in the year 1954.  

Jun 07   On this day in history first microbiology laboratory dedicated (New Brunswick NJ)  

Jun 08   In the year 1954 alan M Turing, British mathematician (Turing), commits suicide at 41  

Jun 09   On this day in history joseph Welch asks Sen Joseph McCarthy "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" during Senate-Army hearings  

Jun 10   PBS reaches SF KQED (Channel 9) starts broadcasting on this day in history.  

Jun 10   In the year 1954 pBS reaches SF: KQED (Channel 9) starts broadcasting  

Jun 10   Will Rossiter, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   On this day in history nikolai Obouhov, composer, dies at 62  

Jun 14   Pres Eisenhower signs order adding words "under God" to the Pledge in the year 1954.  

Jun 14   U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs an order adding the words quot;under Godquot; to the Pledge of Allegiance in the year 1954.  

Jun 16   In the year 1954 dutch military conscription shortened from 20 to 18 months  

Jun 17   In the year 1954 cIA exile army lands in Guatemala (JF Dulles & United Fruit Co)  

Jun 17   Televised Senate Army McCarthy hearings ends in the year 1954.  

Jun 18   Pierre Mend├Ęs-France forms French government in the year 1954.  

Jun 19   54th US Golf Open: Ed Furgol shoots a 284 at Baltusrol GC in NJ on this day in history.  

Jun 19   The birth of Kathleen Turner, American film actress in the year 1954.  

Jun 21   On this day in history john Landy runs world record mile (3:58.0)  

Jun 22   In the year 1954 congress passes revised organic act for Virgin Islands  

Jun 22   Don Hollenbeck, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 49 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1954 birth of henry Bonilla, American politician  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk)  

Jan 03   Ross The Boss, rocker was born in the year 1954.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990)  

Jan 03   Ned Lamont, American businessman was born on this day in history.  

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   Duff Cooper, British diplomat and writer (b. 1890) died in the year 1954.  

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   Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77 in the year 1954.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1954 michail M Prishvin, Russian writer, dies  

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

Jan 19   Theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885) died in the year 1954.  

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