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

Baseballer Ted Williams breaks his collarbone In spring training

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Rebellion in Egypt during visit of president Naguib to 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, singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl), born in Torrance, California
  • Ron Howard, Oklahoma, American actor and director (American Graffiti, Happy Days)