What Happened on March 1, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 4 Puerto Ricans open fire in US House of Representatives injuring 5 members

Event of interestEvent of Interest

In spring training, baseballer Ted Williams breaks his collarbone

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Rebellion during visit of pres Naguib in Khartoum Sudan, 30 die
  • US explodes Castle Bravo, 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll - most powerful nuclear device ever detonated by the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Catherine Bach, Warren Oh, actress (Daisey Duke-The Dukes of Hazzard)
  • Janis Gill, Torrance Cal, singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl)
  • Ron Howard, Oklahoma, American actor/director (American Graffiti, Happy Days)