June 2, 1954 – Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie visits Harvard. Selassie signs the University guest book, visits Houghton Library to inspect rare books and manuscripts with Ethiopian connections, and takes a short tour around the University.
June 22, 1957 – After a six-year break, Harvard-Yale and Oxford-Cambridge teams hold their 17th track meet at Harvard Stadium. The transatlantic track rivalry dates from 1899.
– From the Harvard Historical Calendar, a database compiled by Marvin Hightower