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Historical Events In 1954

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

May 24   On this day in history dr Peter Murray Marshall becomes first black to head an AMA unit  

May 24   German airline Lufthansa forms on this day in history.  

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   Franz Pfemfert, writer, dies at 74 in the year 1954.  

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

May 28   Achille Longo, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

May 29   Kirk & Anne Douglas married on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history john Costello (Cons) becomes premier of Ireland  

Jun 04   Arthur Murray flies X-1A rocket plane to record 27,000 m in the year 1954.  

Jun 04   In the year 1954 harold Hoffman, (Gov-NJ), dies at 58  

Jun 05   "Your Show Of Shows," last airs on NBC-TV on this day in history.  

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

Jun 07   In the year 1954 first microbiology laboratory dedicated (New Brunswick NJ)  

Jun 08   Alan M Turing, British mathematician (Turing), commits suicide at 41 in the year 1954.  

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

Jun 10   On this day in history pBS reaches SF KQED (Channel 9) starts broadcasting  

Jun 10   PBS reaches SF: KQED (Channel 9) starts broadcasting in the year 1954.  

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

Jun 13   In the year 1954 nikolai Obouhov, composer, dies at 62  

Jun 14   In the year 1954 pres Eisenhower signs order adding words "under God" to the Pledge  

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   Dutch military conscription shortened from 20 to 18 months in the year 1954.  

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

Jun 17   In the year 1954 televised Senate Army McCarthy hearings ends  

Jun 18   Pierre Mend├Ęs-France forms French government on this day in history.  

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

Jun 19   The birth of Kathleen Turner, American film actress on this day in history.  

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

Jun 22   On this day in history congress passes revised organic act for Virgin Islands  

Jun 22   Don Hollenbeck, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 49 in the year 1954.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1954

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1954 birth of ludmila Borozna, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1972)  

Jan 02   Henry Bonilla, American politician was born in the year 1954.  

Jan 02   Dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk) was born in the year 1954.  

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

Jan 03   Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990) was born in the year 1954.  

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   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   On this day in history death of rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891)  

Jan 10   In the year 1954 fred Raymond, composer, dies at 53  

Jan 11   In the year 1954 edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77  

Jan 13   On this day in history roland Diggle, composer, dies at 69  

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

Jan 18   In the year 1954 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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