Historical Events In 1954
Saturday, 31 October 2020
Aug 18 On this day in history james E Wilkins is 1st black to attend a US cabinet meeting
Aug 19 Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history ralph J Bunche named undersecretary of UN
Aug 22 WPTV TV channel 5 in Palm Beach, FL (NBC) begins broadcasting in the year 1954.
Aug 24 In the year 1954 communist Control Act passed, at height of McCarthyism
Aug 24 Getulio D Vargas, pres/dictator Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71 in the year 1954.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 29 On this day in history sF International Airport (SFO) opens
Aug 30 Hurricane Carol, kills 68 on this day in history.
Aug 31 Census Bureau established in the year 1954.
Aug 31 In the year 1954 census Bureau forms
Aug 31 On this day in history hurricane Carol (1st major named storm) hits New England, 70 die
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 In the year 1954 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 In the year 1954 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 The first passage of McClure Strait, fabled Northwest Passage completed on this day in history.
Sep 05 On this day in history dutch Super Constellation crashes at Shannon, 28 die
Sep 07 Integration begins in Wash DC & Balt MD public schools on this day in history.
Sep 08 In the year 1954 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 On this day in history peter Anders, German opera singer, dies
Sep 11 First Miss America TV broadcast in the year 1954.
Sep 11 In the year 1954 licinio Refice, composer, dies at 69
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 B Britten's opera "Turn of the Screw," premieres in Venice on this day in history.
Sep 14 Hurricane Edna (2nd of 1954) hits NYC, $50 million damage on this day in history.
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