What Happened on July 19, 1958

Historical Events

  • "Oh, Captain!" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 192 performances
  • 45th Tour de France won by Charly Gaul of Luxembourg

Famous Birthdays

  • David Robertson, American conductor (St. Louis Symphony, 2005-18; Sydney Symphony, 2014-19), and educator (Juilliard School, 2018-present), born in Malibu, California
  • Robert Gibson, American professional wrestler, born in Pensacola, Florida
Born in 1958

Famous Weddings

Don Shula

NFL coach Don Shula (28) weds first wife Dorothy Bartish

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Earl Hughes, American man who became heaviest known human (485 kg), dies at 32

About July 19, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: All I Have To Do Is Dream/Claudette - Everly Brothers