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|July 19th, 1989||Event||United Airlines flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa killing 112 of the 296 passengers.|
|July 19th, 1985||Event||The Val di Stava Dam collapse killing 268 people in Val di Stava, Italy.|
|July 19th, 1983||Event||The first three-dimensional reconstruction of a human head in a CT is published.|
|July 19th, 1979||Event||The Sandinista rebels overthrow the U.S.-backed government of the Somoza family in Nicaragua.|
|July 19th, 1976||Event||Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal is created.|
|July 19th, 1964||Event||Vietnam War: At a rally in Saigon, South Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Khanh calls for expanding the war into North Vietnam.|
|July 19th, 1963||Event||Joe Walker flies a North American X-15 to a record altitude of 106,010 metres (347,800 feet) on X-15 Flight 90. Exceeding an altitude of 100 km, this flight qualifies as a human spaceflight under international convention.|
|July 19th, 1947||Event||Burmese nationalist Aung San and 6 of his cabinet and 2 non-cabinet members were assassinated.|
|July 19th, 1942||Event||World War II: Battle of the AtlanticGerman Grand Admiral Karl Donitz orders the last U-boats to withdraw from their United States Atlantic coast positions in response to the effective American convoy system.|
|July 19th, 1940||Event||World War II: Twelve men were promoted Generalfeldmarschall by Adolf Hitler, see List of German Field Marshals.|
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