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Historical Events In 1954

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Jun 23   On this day in history 122F (50C), Overton, Nevada (state record until June 29, 1994)  

Jun 25   In the year 1954 eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Civil Code), dies at 74  

Jun 26   In the year 1954 jim Peters runs marathon in 2:17:39.4  

Jun 27   On this day in history 1st atomic power station opens (Obninsk, near Moscow, Russia)  

Jun 27   In the year 1954 cIA-sponsored rebels overthrow elected government of Guatemala  

Jun 27   Francis L Casadesus, French violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   In the year 1954 the first atomic power station opens (Obninsk, near Moscow, Russia)  

Jun 28   111F (44C) at Camden, South Carolina (state record) on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In the year 1954 red deer, in Milwaukee Zoo, oldest known deer, dies at 26  

Jun 29   Atomic Energy Comm voted against reinstating Dr J Robert Oppenheimer on this day in history.  

Jun 30   USSR opens its first atomic power plant on this day in history.  

Jul 04   In the year 1954 west Germany beats Hungary 3-2 for soccer's 5th World Cup in Bern  

Jul 05   In the year 1954 b-52A bomber made its maiden flight  

Jul 06   Dirk Verbeek, actor/director (Hofstad Stage), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jul 07   T.A.N.U. party forms in Tanzania in the year 1954.  

Jul 07   On this day in history t.A.N.U. party founded in Tanzania  

Jul 08   KMOX (now KMOV) TV channel 4 in Saint Louis, MO (CBS) 1st broadcast on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history 1st White Citizens Council organizes in Indianola, Miss  

Jul 11   The first White Citizens Council organizes in Indianola, Miss in the year 1954.  

Jul 12   Major League Baseball Players Assn founded on this day in history.  

Jul 13   21st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 11-9 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve in the year 1954.  

Jul 13   Irving Pichel, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history 117ø F (47ø C), East St. Louis, Illinois (state record)  

Jul 14   117F (47C), East St Louis, Illinois (state record) in the year 1954.  

Jul 14   118ø F (48ø C), Warsaw & Union, Missouri (state record) on this day in history.  

Jul 14   On this day in history jacinto Benavente y Martinez, Spanish playwright, dies at 87  

Jul 15   In the year 1954 110F (43C) at Balcony Falls, Virginia (state record)  

Jul 15   On this day in history the first commercial jet transport plane built in US tested (Boeing 707)  

Jul 17   1st major league game where majority of team is black (Dodgers) on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1954 construction begins on Disneyland in rural Orange County  

Jul 17   Dirk B Nanninga, painter, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Inverness Four-Ball Golf Tournament in the year 1954.  

Jul 19   Jean Roger-Ducasse, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1954 blair Moody, (Sen-Mich), dies at 52  

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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 in the year 1954.  

Jan 02   In the year 1954 birth of henry Bonilla, American politician  

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

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

Jan 03   In the year 1954 birth of dean Hart, Canadian wrestler (d. 1990)  

Jan 03   Ned Lamont, American businessman was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Eugene Chadbourne, American composer and musician was born in the year 1954.  

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   On this day in history fred Raymond, composer, dies at 53  

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

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

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

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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