1954 in the United Kingdom

Events from the year 1954 in the United Kingdom.

1954 in the United Kingdom
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1952 | 1953 | 1954 (1954) | 1955 | 1956
Constituent countries of the United Kingdom
Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales
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  1. ^ "Comet jet crashes with 35 on board". On This Day. BBC News. 10 January 1954. Archived from the original on 12 January 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2008.
  2. ^ "New authority for atomic energy". On This Day. BBC News. 12 February 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2008.
  3. ^ Palmer, Alan; Palmer, Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 407–408. ISBN 978-0-7126-5616-0.
  4. ^ Aldrich, Robert; Wotherspoon, Garry (2001). Who's Who in Contemporary Gay and Lesbian History: from World War II to the Present Day. London: Routledge. p. 445. ISBN 978-0-415-22974-6.
  5. ^ "The Grove Family". Whirligig. Archived from the original on 10 August 2010. Retrieved 5 July 2010.
  6. ^ "Oxford wins 100th Boat Race". On This Day. BBC News. 3 April 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2008.
  7. ^ World Football Legends homepage Archived 5 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ West Bromwich Albion homepage Archived 18 May 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "FA Cup Final 1954". fa-cupfinals.co.uk. Archived from the original on 25 March 2008. Retrieved 13 January 2022.
  10. ^ "Bannister breaks four-minute mile". On This Day. BBC News. 6 May 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2008.
  11. ^ "Diane Leather". Sporting Heroes. Retrieved 12 November 2012.[dead link]
  12. ^ "50 years ago Roger Bannister became a sporting legend with his four-minute mile: Why is his female equivalent just seen as an also-ran?". The Independent. London. Archived from the original on 12 April 2011.
  13. ^ a b c d Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 978-0-14-102715-9.
  14. ^ "Three continents see eclipse of sun". On This Day. BBC News. 30 June 1954. Retrieved 12 November 2012.
  15. ^ Brown, R. Douglas (1955). The Battle of Crichel Down. London: Bodley Head.
  16. ^ a b Kynaston, David (2009). Family Britain, 1951-57. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-0-7475-8385-1.
  17. ^ "Housewives celebrate end of rationing". On This Day. BBC News. 4 July 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2008.
  18. ^ "The Lost Decade Timeline, BBC". Archived from the original on 21 August 2006. Retrieved 6 February 2008.
  19. ^ Munn, Andy. "UKAEA – The First Fifty Years". Caithness.Org. Retrieved 5 February 2011.
  20. ^ Harwood, Elain (2003). England: a Guide to Post-War Listed Buildings (rev. ed.). London: Batsford. ISBN 978-0-7134-8818-0.
  21. ^ Berry, George (1970). Discovering Schools. Tring: Shire Publications. ISBN 978-0-85263-091-4.
  22. ^ "National Trust buys remote island". On This Day. BBC News. 3 September 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2008.
  23. ^ Collins, Mick (2008). Roy of the Rovers: The Unauthorised Biography. London: Aurum Press. p. 2. ISBN 978-1-84513-361-0.
  24. ^ Kennedy, Michael (2001). "Benjamin Britten". In Holden, Amanda (ed.). The New Penguin Opera Guide. London: Penguin. p. 128. ISBN 978-0-14-029312-8.
  25. ^ "Plans to dismantle and move the reconstructed Roman temple of Mithras to temporary storage, ahead of a more faithful reconstruction, will begin on the 21 November 2011 by Museum of London Archaeology". Heritage Daily. 18 November 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2012.
  26. ^ Cannadine, David (2008). "The 'Last Night of the Proms' in historical perspective". Historical Research. 31 (212): 315–349. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2281.2008.00466.x.
  27. ^ "Plays". Terence Rattigan. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2010.
  28. ^ "Chataway beats 5,000m world record". On This Day. BBC News. 13 October 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2008.
  29. ^ "Ethiopian emperor visits UK". On This Day. BBC News. 14 October 1954. Archived from the original on 7 March 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2008.
  30. ^ "'Metal fatigue' caused Comet crashes". On This Day. BBC News. 19 October 1954. Retrieved 12 November 2012.
  31. ^ "Goodwin: The Forgotten Tragedy". National Maritime Museum Cornwall. April 2010. Retrieved 28 January 2013.[dead link]
  32. ^ "Wimpy Moments". Wimpy. 2010. Archived from the original on 28 March 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010.
  33. ^ Kettering Town mourning the passing of club legend Billy Kellock
  34. ^ Harry Henderson (2006). Modern Robotics: Building Versatile Machines. Infobase Publishing. p. 164. ISBN 978-0-8160-5745-0.
  35. ^ John Mullan (10 January 2013). "Iain Banks obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 January 2021.
  36. ^ "Alex Salmond | Biography & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 9 January 2023.
  37. ^ "Champion of rubber industry dies at 63". The Straits Times. Singapore. 12 March 1954. Retrieved 22 October 2022.
  38. ^ "Alan Turing | Biography, Facts, & Education". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 14 February 2020.