What Happened on June 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch military conscription shortened from 20 to 18 months
  • Ngo Dinh Diem elected president of Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Roberts, rocker (Boomtown Rats)
  • Jeffrey S Ashby, astronaut (sk: STS 85), born in Dallas, Texas