July 19, 1957 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 1st rocket with nuclear warhead fired, Yucca Flat, Nevada
  • Don Bowden becomes 1st American to break 4 minute mile (3m58s7)
  • US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site

Deaths in History

  • Curzio Malaparte, [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt), dies at 59