On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1912

Historical Events

  • A meteorite of estimated 190kg mass explodes over Holbrook in Navajo County, Arizona, causing approximately 16,000 pieces of debris to rain down on the town

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman Carr, British conservationist working in Central and Southern Africa, born in Chinde, Portuguese East Africa (d. 1997)
1912 Highlights

About July 19, 1912

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer