On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1954

Historical Events

  • French surrender to Vietminh after 55-day siege at Dien Bien Phu
  • US, Great Britain & France reject Russian membership of NATO

Famous Birthdays

  • Philippe Geluck, Belgian comedian and cartoonist, born in Brussels, Belgium
1954 Highlights

About May 7, 1954

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 6 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus