Historical Events In 1954
Monday, 04 July 2022
Aug 18 James E Wilkins is 1st black to attend a US cabinet meeting in the year 1954.
Aug 19 Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73 in the year 1954.
Aug 19 Ralph J Bunche named undersecretary of UN on this day in history.
Aug 22 On this day in history wPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting
Aug 24 Communist Control Act passed, at height of McCarthyism on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history getulio D Vargas, pres/dictator Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71
Aug 24 On this day in history international Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China
Aug 25 Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m) on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1954 sF International Airport (SFO) opens
Aug 30 In the year 1954 hurricane Carol, kills 68
Aug 31 Census Bureau established on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 1954 census Bureau forms
Aug 31 Hurricane Carol (1st major named storm) hits New England, 70 die in the year 1954.
Aug 31 On this day in history hurricane Carol hits New England, killing more than 60 people and causiAug 31, massive property damage.
Sep 02 On this day in history hurricane Edna batters NE US, killing 20
Sep 03 On this day in history after nearly 3,000 episodes, The Lone Ranger ends 21-year legacy of radio drama.
Sep 03 On this day in history eugene Pallette, actor (It's a Date, My Man Godfrey), dies at 65
Sep 03 Pope Pius X canonized a saint in the year 1954.
Sep 04 Peter B Cortese of the US achieves a one-arm deadlift of 370 lbs; 22 lbs over triple his body weight, at York, Pennsylvania in the year 1954.
Sep 04 In the year 1954 the first passage of McClure Strait, fabled Northwest Passage completed
Sep 05 Dutch Super Constellation crashes at Shannon, 28 die on this day in history.
Sep 07 On this day in history integration begins in Wash DC & Balt MD public schools
Sep 08 In the year 1954 sE Asia Treaty Org (SEATO) formed to stop communist spread in SE Asia
Sep 09 On this day in history alfred Gradstein, composer, dies at 49
Sep 10 In the year 1954 12 second shock kills 1,460 in Orleansville Algeria
Sep 10 Peter Anders, German opera singer, dies in the year 1954.
Sep 11 First Miss America TV broadcast in the year 1954.
Sep 11 Licinio Refice, composer, dies at 69 in the year 1954.
Sep 12 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open on this day in history.
Sep 13 Reds Ted Kluszewski scores a run in record 17 consecutive games on this day in history.
Sep 14 In the year 1954 b Britten's opera "Turn of the Screw," premieres in Venice
Sep 14 On this day in history hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits NYC, $50 million damage
Sep 16 In the year 1954 cKLW TV channel 9 in Windsor, ON (CBC) begins broadcasting
Sep 19 On this day in history beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open