What Happened On 19th March 1954 In History

March 19th (1954) was a Friday. It's the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 287 days left to the end of the year.

Historical Events for 19th March, 1954

  • » Joey Giardello knocks out Willie Tory in round seven at Madison Square Garden (1925) or Madison Square Garden in the first television known as televised prize boxing fight shown in colour.
  • » Willie Mosconi sets a world record by running 526 consecutive balls without a miss during a straight pool exhibition at East High Billiard Club in Springfield, Ohio. The record still stands today.

Famous Birthdays on March 19 in 1954

  • » Jill Abramson, American journalist
  • » Cho Kwang-Rae, South Korean footballer, coach, and manager

March 19th Holidays in History

  • » Christian Feast Day:
  • » Saint Joseph or Joseph of Nazareth (Western Christianity)
  • » March 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • » Earliest day on which Maundy Thursday can fall, while April 22 is the latest; celebrated on Thursday before Easter. (Christianity)
  • » Falles e.g Las Fallas, celebrated on the week leading to March 19. (Valencia)

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