What Happened on July 5, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • B-52A bomber made its maiden flight
  • Last day of Test Cricket for Khalid Hassan aged 16 yrs, 356 days
  • The BBC broadcasts its first television news bulletin.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Crespo, American guitarist (Aerosmith)
  • John Wright, NZ cricketer (opening batsman 1978-92)
  • Leni Bj√∂rklund, Swedish politician