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Each and every year is full of important events and information. Newspapers are an irreplaceable source of such information and this information can be further discovered through the use of our archive. We feature some of the most influential events from the year 1954, such as the marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio, the first color TV set being manufactured, the first publication of Sports Illustrated, the beginning of the Korean Cold War, the opening of the first Burger King, the signing of the Taiwan-United States Mutual Defense Treaty, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
There is no better source of the stories of yesterday, as they were actually told, than Newspaper Archives. Discover your ancestry with records from every world history event and find treasures that simply aren't available anywhere else. Newspaper Archives have preserved essential accounts of your family, famous people and events that shaped this nation for hundreds of years. What will you discover?
The request for war reparations is ended by the Soviet Union. Read More
Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio get married. Read More
Pennsylvania holds the first mass vaccination administered to children for polio. Read More
The state of war between Finland and Germany ends. Read More
The battle between the Viet Minh in Dien Bien Phu and French troops begins. Read More
The first color TV set is manufactured by RCA. Read More
Geneva holds the opening of an international conference on Korea and Indo-China. Read More
The defeat of French troops occurs at the Battle of Dien Bien Phu during the Vietnam War.
Manila, Philippines is home to the founding of the Asian Football Confederation. Read More
The United States Pledge of Allegiance adds "under god" to it's dedication. Read More
An epileptic seizure leads to asphyxiation and the eventual death of a Dionne quintuplet, Emilie Dionne, in Quebec.
The first publication of Sports Illustrated magazine is produced in the United States. Read More
The first television broadcast of the Miss America Pageant occurs. Read More
The 1954 World Series is won by the New York Giants against the Cleveland Indians. Read More
The Korean Cold War begins a year after the end of the Korean War between North and South Korean.
The first hotel to be built on an airport property is the first of the Hyatt Hotels at Los Angeles International Airport.
The signing of the Taiwan-United States Mutual Defense Treaty occurs. Read More
Miami, Florida is home the opening of the first Burger King. Read More
The first successful kidney transplant is performed in Boston, Massachusetts by J. Hartwell Harrison and Joseph Murray.
Tap into that historic information without the hassle of manually sorting through mounds of papers. All of these 1954 events have been preserved in various newspapers and can be researched using our extensive newspaper collection of 167+ million of pages with detailed documentation of many of the World's most prominent historical events.
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