June 16, 1954 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Dutch military conscription shortened from 20 to 18 months

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Ngô Đình Diệm elected Prime Minister of the State of Vietnam (South Vietnam)

President of South Vietnam Ngô Đình Diệm
President of South Vietnam
Ngô Đình Diệm

Birthdays in History

  • Jeffrey S Ashby, astronaut (sk: STS 85), born in Dallas, Texas