What Happened on July 19, 1942

Historical Events

  • German occupiers confiscate bicycles in Rotterdam and The Hague

Music Premiere

US première of Dmitri Shostakovich' 7th Symphony in NYC by the NBC Symphony Orchestra under Arturo Toscanini in a concert broadcast nationwide on NBC radio

About July 19, 1942

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer