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Historical Events In 1954

Sunday, 09 May 2021

May 23   H R Bromley-Davenport, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England), dies in the year 1954.  

May 24   Dr Peter Murray Marshall becomes first black to head an AMA unit in the year 1954.  

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

May 24   IBM announces vacuum tube "electronic" brain that could perform 10 million operations an hour on this day in history.  

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

May 26   Franz Pfemfert, writer, dies at 74 in the year 1954.  

May 27   On this day in history 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   Dutch bishops forbid membership to non-catholic sporting clubs on this day in history.  

Jun 02   On this day in history john Costello (Cons) becomes premier of Ireland  

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 in the year 1954.  

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

Jun 07   On this day in history 1st microbiology laboratory dedicated (New Brunswick NJ)  

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

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

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

Jun 10   In the year 1954 will Rossiter, composer, dies at 87  

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

Jun 14   On this day in history pres Eisenhower signs order adding words "under God" to the Pledge  

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

Jun 16   On this day in history dutch military conscription shortened from 20 to 18 months  

Jun 17   On this day in history cIA exile army lands in Guatemala (JF Dulles & United Fruit Co)  

Jun 17   On this day in history televised Senate Army McCarthy hearings ends  

Jun 18   On this day in history pierre Mend├Ęs-France forms French government  

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 in the year 1954.  

Jun 21   John Landy runs world record mile (3:58.0) on this day in history.  

Jun 22   Congress passes revised organic act for Virgin Islands in the year 1954.  

Jun 22   On this day in history don Hollenbeck, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 49  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Bryan Hitt, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Keep on Loving You) was born in the year 1954.  

Famous Deaths In 1954

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Duff Cooper, British diplomat and writer (b. 1890) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1954 death of rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891)  

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

Jan 11   Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1954 roland Diggle, composer, dies at 69  

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

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

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

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