What Happened on June 19, 1954

Historical Events

Sports History

LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Glen Flora CC: Betty Jameson wins 6 & 5 over Louise Suggs in the final

  • Tasmanian Devil debuts in "Devil May Hare" by Warner Bros
  • US Open Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: Ed Furgol wins his only major title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Gene Littler
1954 History

Famous Birthdays

  • "Taz" Tasmanian Devil, Warner Bros. cartoon character created by Robert McKimson and Warren Foster, (Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series), first debuts in "Devil May Hare"
  • Jim Cooper, American politician (Rep-D-TN, 1983- ), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Kathleen Turner, American actress (Accidental Tourist, Jewel of Nile), born in Springfield, Missouri
  • Michael O'Brien, British MP
Born in 1954

About June 19, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

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