On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1954

Historical Events

  • Congress passes revised organic act for Virgin Islands

Famous Birthdays

  • Amparo Munoz, Spanish Miss Universe (1974), born in Malgra, Spain
  • Bobby Valentino, rocker (Fabulous Poodles)
  • Charles T Canady, (Rep-R-Florida)
  • Chris Lemmon, American actor (Wishmaster, Duet), born in Los Angeles, California [or Jan 22]
  • Freddie Prinze, American comedian and actor (Chico & the Man), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Don Hollenbeck, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 49
  • Karl Taylor Compton, American physicist and 9th President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, dies at 66
1954 Highlights

About June 22, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer