What Happened on June 28, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 111°F (44°C) at Camden, South Carolina (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Krige, South African actress (Chariots of Fire, Ladykiller)
  • Ava Barber, country singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Red deer, in Milwaukee Zoo, oldest known deer, dies at 26