What Happened on June 16, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dutch military conscription shortened from 20 to 18 months

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ngô Đình Diệm elected Prime Minister of the State of Vietnam (South Vietnam)

President of South Vietnam Ngô Đình Diệm
President of South Vietnam
Ngô Đình Diệm

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Roberts, rocker (Boomtown Rats)
  • Jeffrey S Ashby, astronaut (sk: STS 85), born in Dallas, Texas