On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1954

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Egypt and Great Britain sign treaty; British troops depart
  • First ascent of Cho Oyu, sixth highest mountain in the world at 8,201 metres
  • KAKE TV channel 10 in Wichita, KS (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Deborah Blum, American writer
  • Joe Bryant, American basketball player
  • Sam Allardyce, English football manager