What Happened on August 19, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

American Ralph Bunche named undersecretary of the UN

Diplomat and Nobel Laureate Ralph Bunche
Diplomat and Nobel Laureate
Ralph Bunche

Famous Birthdays

  • Oscar Larrauri, Argentine racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73