April 25, 1954 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

1stFirst Solar Battery

Bell labs announces the 1st solar battery made from silicon. It has about 6% efficiency.

  • British raid Nairobi, Kenya (25,000 Mau Mau suspects arrested)
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island atmospher

Deaths in History

  • Joseph Hergesheimer, novelist (Java Head), dies