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Historical Events In 1954

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

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

May 24   On this day in history german airline Lufthansa forms  

May 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1954.  

May 26   Franz Pfemfert, writer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history herzmanovsky-Orlando, writer, dies  

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

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

May 30   On this day in history ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian/author, dies at 67  

May 30   Dutch bishops forbid membership to non-catholic sporting clubs in the year 1954.  

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

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

Jun 07   In the year 1954 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   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   U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs an order adding the words quot;under Godquot; to the Pledge of Allegiance on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 19   In the year 1954 54th US Golf Open: Ed Furgol shoots a 284 at Baltusrol GC in NJ  

Jun 19   On this day in history the birth of Kathleen Turner, American film actress  

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   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   Ludmila Borozna, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of henry Bonilla, American politician  

Jan 02   Dawn Silva, American singer (The Brides of Funkenstein, P-Funk) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 18   In the year 1954 sydney Greenstreet, actor (Conflict, Maltese Falcon), dies at 74  

Jan 19   Theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885) died on this day in history.  

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