What Happened on August 24, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • International Amateur Athletic Federation recognizes Red China

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Eisenhower signs Communist Control Act, outlawing the Communist Party, at height of McCarthyism

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • William Heatherton's "Reluctant Debutante" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Alain Daigle, French Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Getulio D Vargas, President and dictator of Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71

President and Dictator of Brazil Getulio Vargas
President and Dictator of Brazil
Getulio Vargas