On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Joseph Welch asks US Senator Joseph McCarthy "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" during Senate-Army hearings

US Senator Joseph McCarthy
US Senator
Joseph McCarthy

Famous Birthdays

  • George Pérez, American comic book artist
  • Gregory Maguire, American fantasy writer
  • Pete Byrne Bath, English rocker (Naked Eyes), born in Bath, Somerset

Famous Deaths

  • Alain LeRoy Locke, African-American writer and philosopher “Father of the Harlem Renaissance”, dies at 68