On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 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

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, (Rep-D-TN, 1983- )
  • Kathleen Turner, American actress (Accidental Tourist, Jewel of Nile), born in Springfield, Missouri
  • Michael O'Brien, British MP