On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1954

Historical Events

Music Single

Elvis Presley's debut single, a cover of Arthur Cruddup's "That's All Right" is released

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

Famous Birthdays

  • Srđa Trifković, Serbian-American journalist and foreign affairs editor (Chronicles), born in Belgrade, Serbia

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Roger-Ducasse, French composer, dies at 81
1954 Highlights

About July 19, 1954

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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