What Happened on July 19, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Oh, Captain!" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 192 performances
  • 45th Tour de France won by Charly Gaul of Luxembourg

Famous Birthdays

  • David Robertson, American symphony orchestra conductor
  • Robert Gibson, American professional wrestler

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

NFL coach Don Shula (28) weds first wife Dorothy Bartish

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Earl Hughes, weighed 1,041 lbs (473 kg), dies at 32