On This Day

What Happened on June 13, 1954

Historical Events

  • Cornerstone of Albert Einstein College of Medicine laid in Bronx

Famous Birthdays

  • (Guillermo) "Jorge" Santana, Mexican rock guitarist (Malo - "Suavecito"), born in Autlán de Navarro (d. 2020)
  • (Robert) "Bo" Donaldson, American rock vocalist (The Heywoods - "Billy Don't Be a Hero"), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Andrzej Lepper, Polish politician (Deputy Prime Minister of Poland), born in Stowięcino, Poland (d. 2011)
  • Daniel Seemiller, American table tennis player, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 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
1954 Highlights

About June 13, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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