On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Cornerstone of Albert Einstein College of Medicine laid in Bronx

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrzej Lepper, Polish politician (Deputy Prime Minister of Poland), born in Stowięcino, Poland (d. 2011)
  • Bo [Robert] Donaldson, American rock vocalist (Billy Don't Be a Hero), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Daniel Seemiller, American table tennis player, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jorge Santana, Mexican rock guitarist (Malo), born in Autlán de Navarro
  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian economist (Minister of Finance 2011-15), born in Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State
  • Rita Cadillac, Brazilian dancer and singer, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Famous Deaths

  • Nikolai Obukhov, Russian composer, dies at 62