On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1954

Historical Events

  • 111°F (44°C) at Camden, South Carolina (state record)

Famous Birthdays

  • A. A. [Adrian Anthony] Gill, British critic (The Sunday Times), born in Edinburgh (d. 2016)
  • Alice Krige, South African actress (Chariots of Fire, Ladykiller), born in Upington, Cape Province, South Africa
  • Ava Barber, American country singer (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Red Deer, in Milwaukee Zoo, oldest known deer, dies at 26 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
1954 Highlights

About June 28, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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