On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1954

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Publication of "Fellowship of the Ring" 1st volume of "Lord of the Rings" by J. R. R. Tolkien published by George Allen and Unwin in London

Writer and Academic J. R. R. Tolkien
Writer and Academic
J. R. R. Tolkien

Famous Deaths

  • Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (World Alllround Speed Skating champion 1905), dies at 75
1954 Highlights

About July 29, 1954

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo