On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st air conditioned NYC subway car (R-38 on the F line)
  • Race riots in Durham, North Carolina
  • US launches Explorer 35 for lunar orbit (800/7400 km)

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Bergstrom, Swedish tennis player, born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Dale Hurley Jr, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania