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  • Abu Al-Khaseeb District, Basra Governorate, Iraq
    Thursday Jul 1, 1954

    Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis

    Birth

    Abu Al-Khaseeb District, Basra Governorate, Iraq
    Thursday Jul 1, 1954

    Jamal Jaafar al-Ibrahimi was born on 1 July 1954 in Abu Al-Khaseeb District, Basra Governorate, Iraq, to an Iraqi father and an Iranian mother.




  • Hamburg, West Germany
    Saturday Jul 17, 1954

    Angela Merkel

    Born

    Hamburg, West Germany
    Saturday Jul 17, 1954

    Merkel was born Angela Dorothea Kasner in 1954, in Hamburg, West Germany.




  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Tuesday Jul 20, 1954

    Ho Chi Minh

    Resolving the remaining outstanding issues

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Tuesday Jul 20, 1954

    By the afternoon of 20 July, the remaining outstanding issues were resolved as the parties agreed that the partition line should be at the 17th parallel and the elections for a reunified government should be held in July 1956, two years after the ceasefire.




  • Geneva, Switzerland
    Wednesday Jul 21, 1954

    First Indochina War

    The International Geneva Conference

    Geneva, Switzerland
    Wednesday Jul 21, 1954

    At the International Geneva Conference on July 21, 1954, the new socialist French government and the Việt Minh made an agreement which effectively gave the Việt Minh control of North Vietnam above the 17th parallel. The south continued under Bảo Đại. The agreement was denounced by the State of Vietnam and by the United States. A year later, Bảo Đại would be deposed by his prime minister, Ngô Đình Diệm, creating the Republic of Vietnam.




  • Vietnam
    Thursday Jul 22, 1954

    First Indochina War

    Armistice and partition of Vietnam

    Vietnam
    Thursday Jul 22, 1954

    In August 1954, in support to the French navy and the merchant navy, the U.S. Navy launched Operation Passage to Freedom and sent hundreds of ships, including USS Montague, in order to evacuate non-communist—especially Catholic—Vietnamese refugees from North Vietnam following the July 20, 1954, armistice and partition of Vietnam.




  • Sabaneta, Venezuela
    Wednesday Jul 28, 1954

    Hugo Chávez

    Born

    Sabaneta, Venezuela
    Wednesday Jul 28, 1954

    He was born on 28 July 1954 in his paternal grandmother Rosa Inéz Chávez's home, a modest three-room house located in the rural village Sabaneta, Barinas State.




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