On This Day

What Happened on June 28, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

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