1954 Historical Events
1954

San Francisco, 1954
San Francisco becomes the center of national attention as Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe wed in a civil ceremony at City Hall.

California, 1955
Ronald Reagan, Art Linkletter, and Bob Cummings host the televised opening of America's newest theme park -- Disneyland.

United States, 1954
Segregation under the "separate but equal" doctrine is ruled unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court in the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education.

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