On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Largest check: Internal US Treasury check at $4,176,969,623.57
  • Yank pitcher Tom Morgan ties record by hitting 3 batters in 1 inning This was also Bobby Brown's last game; he retired to become a doctor

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryn B Burrows, rock drummer (Fabulous Poodles)
  • Ken Olin, American actor (Thirtysomething, Det Quinn-EZ Street), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Pierre Charles, 5th Prime Minister of Dominica, born in Grand Bay, Dominica (d. 2004)
  • Serzh Sargsyan, Armenian politician, President of Armenia (2008-18), born in Stepanakert, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union