What Happened on August 19, 1954

Historical Events

Historic Event

American Ralph Bunche named undersecretary of the UN

Famous Deaths

  • Alcide de Gasperi, 30th Prime Minister of Italy (1945-53), dies at 73
1954 Highlights

About August 19, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cara Mia - David Whitfield with the Mantovani Orchestra and Chorus