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1954 Calendar

1954 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28      
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

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1954 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 7, 1954 – Georgetown-IBM experiment: the first public demonstration of a machine translation system, is held in New York at the head office of IBM.
  •  February 3, 1954 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Horse in Chinese astrology.
  •  February 13, 1954 – Frank Selvy becomes the only NCAA Division I basketball player ever to score 100 points in a single game
  •  June 9, 1954 – McCarthyism: Joseph Welch, special counsel for the United States Army, lashes out at Senator Joseph McCarthy during hearings on whether Communism has infiltrated the Army giving McCarthy the famous rebuke, “You've done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?”
  •  July 15, 1954 – First flight of the Boeing 367-80, prototype for both the Boeing 707 and C-135 series.
  •  September 3, 1954 – The German U-Boat U-505 begins its move from a specially constructed dock to its final site at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry.
  •  September 30, 1954 – The U.S. Navy submarine USS Nautilus is commissioned as the world’s first nuclear reactor powered vessel.
  •  November 30, 1954 – In Sylacauga, Alabama, United States, the Hodges Meteorite crashes through a roof and hits a woman taking an afternoon nap in the only documented case of a human being hit by a rock from space.
  •  December 2, 1954 – The Sino-American Mutual Defense Treaty, between the United States and the Republic of China, is signed in Washington, D.C.
  •  December 15, 1954 – The Charter for the Kingdom of the Netherlands is signed.

Who Were Born On 1954?

  •  February 7, 1954 – Brian Morton, Scottish writer
  •  February 17, 1954 – Rene Russo, American actress
  •  February 18, 1954 – John Travolta, American actor
  •  April 7, 1954 – Jackie Chan, Chinese actor, director, producer, and martial artist
  •  May 2, 1954 – Stephen Venables, British mountaineer
  •  June 29, 1954 – Rick Honeycutt, American baseball player
  •  September 6, 1954 – Patrick O'Hearn, American musician, composer and recording artist
  •  September 30, 1954 – Barry Williams, American actor
  •  November 30, 1954 – Lawrence Summers, American economist and government official