On This Day

August 19, 1954 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American Ralph Bunche named undersecretary of the UN

Diplomat and Nobel Laureate Ralph Bunche
Diplomat and Nobel Laureate
Ralph Bunche

Deaths in History

  • Alcide de Gasperi, 30th Prime Minister of Italy (1945-53), dies at 73