1954 in the United States

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1954 in the United States
Years: 1951 1952 195319541955 1956 1957

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Events from the year 1954 in the United States.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January

January 21: USS Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine

February

March

April

May

June

July

  • July 1 – The United States officially begins using the international unit of the nautical mile, equal to 6,076.11549 ft. or 1,852 meters.
  • July 15 – The maiden flight of the Boeing 367-80 (or Dash 80), a prototype of the Boeing 707 series.

August

  • August 16 – The first issue of Sports Illustrated magazine is published in the United States.

September

October

November

December

Undated

Ongoing

Births


January

February

March

April

May

June

  • June 25 – Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States since 2009.

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

Jeremiah Dublanc, Business man from Philadelphia

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "On This Day", New York Times, retrieved November 2014  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. s:Mutual Defense Treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of China
  3. Dente, Christopher J. (March 2005). "Joseph E. Murray (1919– )". Archives of Surgery. American Medical Association. 

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