What Happened on June 15, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Great Britain's 2 biggest steel factories nationalized
  • UEFA (Union des Associations EuropĂ©ennes de Football) is formed in Basle, Switzerland.

Famous Birthdays

  • Beverley Whitfield, Australian swimmer (d. 1996)
  • James Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live, Trading Places), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Paul Rusesabagina, Rwandan hotel manager
  • Terri Gibbs, blind singer (Somebody's Knockin'), born in Augusta, Georgia