What Happened on July 18, 1954

Historical Events

  • Cards losing 8-1 to Phillies begin stalling in 5th, they forfeit game

Famous Birthdays

  • Imtiaz Ali, West Indian cricketer (brother of Inshan One Test WI v India 1976), born in Maraval, Trinidad
  • Ricky Skaggs, American country singer ("Heartbroke"; "Toy Hearts"), born in Cordell, Kentucky
  • Robert Cameron, CFL punter (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Tobias Picker, American composer (Emmeline), born in New York City

Famous Deaths

George George "Machine Gun" Kelly (1895-1954)

American gangster during the Prohibition era, dies at 59

1954 Highlights

About July 18, 1954

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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