Historical Events In 1954
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Aug 18 James E Wilkins is 1st black to attend a US cabinet meeting on this day in history.
Aug 19 In the year 1954 alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73
Aug 19 On this day in history ralph J Bunche named undersecretary of UN
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 in the year 1954.
Aug 24 On this day in history getulio D Vargas, pres/dictator Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71
Aug 24 In the year 1954 international Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China
Aug 25 Ivan Filin wins Berne marathon (2:25:26.6) (260m) in the year 1954.
Aug 29 In the year 1954 sF International Airport (SFO) opens
Aug 30 On this day in history hurricane Carol, kills 68
Aug 31 Census Bureau established on this day in history.
Aug 31 Census Bureau forms in the year 1954.
Aug 31 Hurricane Carol (1st major named storm) hits New England, 70 die on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 1954 hurricane Carol hits New England, killing more than 60 people and causiAug 31, massive property damage.
Sep 02 Hurricane Edna batters NE US, killing 20 in the year 1954.
Sep 03 On this day in history after nearly 3,000 episodes, The Lone Ranger ends 21-year legacy of radio drama.
Sep 03 Eugene Pallette, actor (It's a Date, My Man Godfrey), dies at 65 in the year 1954.
Sep 03 Pope Pius X canonized a saint on this day in history.
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 In the year 1954 integration begins in Wash DC & Balt MD public schools
Sep 08 On this day in history sE Asia Treaty Org (SEATO) formed to stop communist spread in SE Asia
Sep 09 Alfred Gradstein, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
Sep 10 In the year 1954 12 second shock kills 1,460 in Orleansville Algeria
Sep 10 In the year 1954 peter Anders, German opera singer, dies
Sep 11 On this day in history first Miss America TV broadcast
Sep 11 In the year 1954 licinio Refice, composer, dies at 69
Sep 12 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open in the year 1954.
Sep 13 Reds Ted Kluszewski scores a run in record 17 consecutive games in the year 1954.
Sep 14 B Britten's opera "Turn of the Screw," premieres in Venice in the year 1954.
Sep 14 Hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits NYC, $50 million damage in the year 1954.
Sep 16 CKLW TV channel 9 in Windsor, ON (CBC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
Sep 19 On this day in history beverly Hanson wins LPGA Wichita Golf Open