On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1957

Historical Events

  • 1st rocket with nuclear warhead fired, Yucca Flat, Nevada
  • US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Deaths

  • Curzio Malaparte [Kurt E Suckert], Italian author (Kaputt), dies at 59
1957 Highlights

About July 19, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer