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 Mendès-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.