On This Day

June 9, 1954 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


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

Birthdays in History

  • George Pérez, American comic book artist
  • Gregory Maguire, American fantasy writer

Deaths in History

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