1954

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From top to bottom, left to right: A thermonuclear test, code named Castle Romeo; The first mass vaccination of children against polio begins in Pittsburgh, United States; Surface weather map of Hurricane Hazel near landfall in North Carolina; U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower with U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, the advocate of the 1954 Guatemalan coup d'état; Soldiers of the National Liberation Army during the Algerian War of Independence.; Final of the 1954 FIFA World Cup; Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet "About the transfer of the Crimean Oblast", Supreme Council Herald; Damage from the 1954 Blons avalanches
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1954 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1954
MCMLIV
Ab urbe condita2707
Armenian calendar1403
ԹՎ ՌՆԳ
Assyrian calendar6704
Baháʼí calendar110–111
Balinese saka calendar1875–1876
Bengali calendar1361
Berber calendar2904
British Regnal yearEliz. 2 – 3 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2498
Burmese calendar1316
Byzantine calendar7462–7463
Chinese calendar癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4651 or 4444
    — to —
甲午年 (Wood Horse)
4652 or 4445
Coptic calendar1670–1671
Discordian calendar3120
Ethiopian calendar1946–1947
Hebrew calendar5714–5715
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2010–2011
 - Shaka Samvat1875–1876
 - Kali Yuga5054–5055
Holocene calendar11954
Igbo calendar954–955
Iranian calendar1332–1333
Islamic calendar1373–1374
Japanese calendarShōwa 29
(昭和29年)
Javanese calendar1885–1886
Juche calendar43
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4287
Minguo calendarROC 43
民國43年
Nanakshahi calendar486
Thai solar calendar2497
Tibetan calendar阴水蛇年
(female Water-Snake)
2080 or 1699 or 927
    — to —
阳木马年
(male Wood-Horse)
2081 or 1700 or 928

1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1954th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 954th year of the 2nd millennium, the 54th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1950s decade.

Events[edit]

January[edit]

January 14: Marilyn weds DiMaggio.

February[edit]

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April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Date titles[edit]

Births[edit]

Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January[edit]

Kailash Satyarthi
Howard Stern
Katey Sagal
Oprah Winfrey

February[edit]

Bill Mumy
Andrei Karlov
Matt Groening
Rene Russo
John Travolta
Anthony Head
Viktor Yushchenko
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

March[edit]

Ron Howard
François Fillon
Catherine O'Hara
Robert Carradine
Clive Palmer

April[edit]

Jackie Chan
Dennis Quaid
Angelika Hellmann
Jerry Seinfeld

May[edit]

Johnny Logan
David Paterson
Townsend Coleman

June[edit]

Dennis Haysbert
Harvey Fierstein
Jim Belushi
Kathleen Turner
Michael Anthony

July[edit]

Andre Dawson
Mario Kempes
Angela Merkel
Edward Natapei
Hossein Nuri
Nguyễn Xuân Phúc
Jorge Jesus
Hugo Chávez

August[edit]

François Hollande
James Cameron
Andrés Pastrana Arango
Al Roker
Halimah Yacob
Alexander Lukashenko

September[edit]

Carly Fiorina
Cherie Blair

October[edit]

Al Sharpton
Scott Bakula
David Lee Roth
Ken Stott
Ang Lee
Malcolm Turnbull

November[edit]

Kamal Haasan
Condoleezza Rice
Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Paolo Gentiloni

December[edit]

Dan Butler
Tony Todd
Jermaine Jackson
Uli Jon Roth
Denzel Washington

Date not known[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

Edwin Howard Armstrong

February[edit]

Axel Pehrsson-Bramstorp

March[edit]

Otto Diels

April[edit]

Léon Jouhaux

May[edit]

Heinz Guderian

June[edit]

Alan Turing

July[edit]

Frida Kahlo
Jacinto Benavente

August[edit]

Alcide de Gasperi

September[edit]

Washington Phillips

October[edit]

Robert H. Jackson

November[edit]

Henri Matisse
Enrico Fermi
Wilhelm Furtwängler

December[edit]

Nobel Prizes[edit]

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