On This Day

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 symphony orchestra conductor, born in Malibu, California
  • Robert Gibson, American professional wrestler, born in Pensacola, Florida

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

NFL Head Coach Don Shula
NFL Head Coach
Don Shula

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Earl Hughes, American man who became heaviest known human (485 kg), dies at 32
1958 Highlights

About July 19, 1958

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 62 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer