On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1954

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • George Pérez, American comic book artist (The Avenger, Teen Titans), born in New York City
  • Gregory Maguire, American fantasy writer (Wicked), born in Albany, New York
  • 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
1954 Highlights

About June 9, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini