July 19 is the 200th day of the year There are 165 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).
+ 1845 – Great New York City Fire of 1845: The last great fire to affect Manhattan began early in the morning and was subdued that afternoon. The fire killed four firefighters, 26 civilians, and destroyed 345 buildings
+ 1952 – The Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were opened in Helsinki, Finland.
+ 1989 – United Airlines Flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa killing 111.
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+ 1860 – Lizzie Borden, American woman, tried and acquitted for the murders of her parents in 1892 (d. 1927)