What Happened on May 6, 1954

Historical Events

Sports History

English athlete Roger Bannister becomes first to run a sub-4 minute mile, recording 3:59:4 at Iffley Road Track, Oxford

Famous Birthdays

  • Dora Bakoyannis, Greek politician
  • Sergei Nikolayevich Tresvyatsky, Russian cosmonaut
1954 Highlights

About May 6, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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

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