On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1954

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
1954 Highlights

About June 9, 1954

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini