On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Congress passes revised organic act for Virgin Islands

Famous Birthdays

  • Amparo Munoz, Malgra Spain, Miss Universe (1974)
  • 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