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Historical Events In 1954

Thursday, 09 July 2020

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 in the year 1954.  

May 24   IBM announces vacuum tube "electronic" brain that could perform 10 million operations an hour in the year 1954.  

May 24   In the year 1954 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   Herzmanovsky-Orlando, writer, dies on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history achille Longo, composer, dies at 54  

May 29   On this day in history kirk & Anne Douglas married  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1954.  

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

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

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 in the year 1954.  

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

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

Jun 10   On this day in history will Rossiter, composer, dies at 87  

Jun 13   On this day in history 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   CIA exile army lands in Guatemala (JF Dulles & United Fruit Co) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1954.  

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

Jun 21   John Landy runs world record mile (3:58.0) in the year 1954.  

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of ned Lamont, American businessman  

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 in the year 1954.  

Jan 05   Rabbit Maranville, American baseball player (b. 1891) died on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Fred Raymond, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77 in the year 1954.  

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

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

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

Jan 19   On this day in history death of theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885)  

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