What Happened on July 15, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 110°F (43°C) at Balcony Falls, Virginia (state record)
  • 1st commercial jet transport plane built in US tested (Boeing 707)
  • KOCO TV channel 5 in Oklahoma City, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • WBOC TV channel 16 in Salisbury, MD (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Polak, Israel, Men's 50M Free Rifle 3 Positions (Oly-20-1996)