What Happened on May 6, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Roger Bannister of the UK becomes the 1st person to run a 4 minute mile, recording 3:59:4 at Iffley Road, Oxford

Middle-Distance Runner Roger Bannister
Middle-Distance Runner
Roger Bannister

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