On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1954

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


Person of interestAlan Turing

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

Computer Scientist Alan Turing
Computer Scientist
Alan Turing

1954 Highlights

About June 7, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini