1954 Newspaper

Commemorate a special occasion with an Original Newspaper gift from 1954

Historic Newspapers have a large archive of original newspapers from the year 1954. Our archive features an impressive range of titles and these old newspapers make a wonderful birthday or anniversary present.

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Original Newspaper Gift from 1954

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. The Newspaper Gift offers a wonderful trip down memory lane and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Your newspaper present can be further personalised by adding the recipient’s name and your own greeting on a Certificate of Authenticity, which acts as a guarantee that your newspaper is a genuine original newspaper.

News Headlines from 1954

To whet your appetite for what could be covered in your newspaper gift, here are a selection of the key events that newspapers were reporting on in the year 1954:

Date Event
25th January 1954The foreign ministers of the United States, Britain, France and the Soviet Union meet at the Berlin Conference to discuss a settlement to the Korean War and the Indochina war.
3rd February 1954The Queen becomes the first reigning monarch to visit Australia.
25th March 1954The Soviet Union recognises the sovereignty of East Germany, but Soviet troops remain in the country.
14th April 1954Aneurin Bevan resigns from the Shadow Cabinet of the Labour Party.
6th May 1954Roger Bannister runs the first sub-four-minute mile.
15th June 1954 The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is formed in Basel, Switzerland.
27th June 1954The world's first atomic power station opens at Obninsk, near Moscow.
4th July 1954 Meat rations end in the United Kingdom; meat had been the last remaining ration after the Second World War.
4th July 1954West Germany beats Hungary 3-2 to win the 1954 FIFA World Cup.
9th September 1954An earthquake centred on the city of Orleansville in Algeria kills 1,500 people and leaves thousands more homeless.
11th October 1954Hurricane Hazel crosses over Haiti, killing 1,000 people.
20th October 1954A dock workers' strike expands in England.
30th November 1954A four kilogram piece of the ‘Hodges Meteorite’ crashes through the roof of a house in Sylacauga, Alabama, and badly bruises a napping woman. It is the first documented case of an object from outer space hitting a person.
4th December 1954The first Burger King fast food restaurant opens in Miami, Florida.
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A Newspaper From 1954

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