What Happened on June 7, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st microbiology laboratory dedicated (New Brunswick NJ)

Famous Birthdays

  • Louise Erdrich, American author (Love Medicine, The Bingo Palace), born in Little Falls, Minnesota
  • Lui Passaglia, CFL place kicker (BC Lions), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Turing, British mathematician and computer scientist pioneer (Turing Machine), commits suicide at 41 (b. 1912)