On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1954

Historical Events

  • Czech distance runner Emile Zatopek breaks his own 10,000m world record, clocking 28:54.2 in Brussels, Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Martin Andersen Nexø, Danish writer (Pelle Erobreren), dies at 84
1954 Highlights

About June 1, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini