This Day in History

July 19th in History

The X-15 reaches space! In other news, Lady Jane Grey loses the throne, the Seneca Falls Convention begins, and the first GPS signal is transmitted. Samuel Colt, Edgar Degas, and Lizzie Borden are born; Petrarch and James Garner die. Happy Flitch Day!

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Quote of the Day

"There is a kind of success that is indistinguishable from magic."

Edgar Degas, painter born July 19, 1834