What Happened on April 25th, 1954

Day of Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Bell labs announces 1st solar battery (NYC)
  • British raid Nairobi, Kenya (25,000 Mau Mau suspects arrested)
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island atmospher
  • WDEF TV channel 12 in Chattanooga, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Rob Crosby, Sumter SC, country singer (She's a Natural)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Hergesheimer, novelist (Java Head), dies