1954 in History (Part 4)

Events in History

Events 301 - 315 of 315

  • Dec 4 The first Burger King is opened in Miami, Florida, USA

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Dec 6 Simone de Beauvoir receives Prix Goncourt

  • Dec 7 Japanese government of Joshida resigns
  • Dec 8 Maxwell Anderson's "Bad Seed" premieres in NYC

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Dec 10 Linus Pauling wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Chemist & Peace Activist Linus Pauling
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Linus Pauling
  • Dec 10 Albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize
  • Dec 11 USS Forrestal christened in Newport News, Va
  • Dec 15 Fordham University scraps football team for financial reasons
  • Dec 15 Netherlands Antilles becomes co-equal part of Kingdom of Netherlands
  • Dec 17 1st fully automated railroad freight yard (Gary, Indiana)
  • Dec 23 The first human kidney transplant is performed by Dr. Joseph E. Murray at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Dec 24 Council for the Protection of Children forms in Netherlands
  • Dec 24 Laos gains its independence
  • Dec 26 "The Shadow" airs for last time on radio
  • Dec 29 Kingdom of Netherlands, with Netherlands & Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History