August 1, 1954 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • In South Africa, The Natives Resettlement Act empowers the Government to remove Africans from any area within and next to the magisterial district of Johannesburg; less than a year after the Act was passed Sophiatown residents were forcefully removed to Meadowlands in Soweto

Deaths in History

  • Charles-A Cingria, writer, dies