On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1954

Historical Events

  • KQED TV channel 9 in San Francisco, California (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • PBS reaches SF: KQED (Channel 9) starts broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Raul Rekow, American percussionist and conguero (Santana, 1976-2013), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2015)
  • Richard "Rich" Hall, American comedian, writer, and musician (Saturday Night Live, Fridays, Not Necessarily the News), born in Alexandria, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Will Rossiter, British-American songwriter and music publisher, dies at 87
1954 Highlights

About June 10, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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