On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1954

Historical Events

  • KMOS TV channel 6 in Sedalia-Warrensburg, MO (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Tunisian government of M'zali, resigns

Famous Birthdays

  • Allyce Beasley, American actress (Agnes Dipesto-Moonlighting), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • James Kiberd, American actor (Trevor Dillon-Loving, All My Children), born in Providence, Rhode Island

Person of interestWillie Randolph

Willie Randolph, MLB second baseman and manager (NY Mets), born in Holly Hill, South Carolina

MLB Second Baseman and Manager Willie Randolph
MLB Second Baseman and Manager
Willie Randolph

Famous Deaths

  • Dirk Verbeek, Dutch actor and director (Hofstad Stage), dies at 70
1954 Highlights

About July 6, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer