What Happened on July 1, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Khalid Hasan, Pakistani cricket leg-spinner makes his Test debut against England at just 16 yrs 352 days, then world record
  • WDBO (now WCPX) TV channel 6 in Orlando, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Chip Hanauer, American hydroplane racer (world champion 1982), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mike Reid, American golfer (2 PGA Tour wins), born in Bainbridge, Maryland