On this day: July 19

POSTED: 12:30 PM PDT Jul 18, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 18, 2015 

Rome burns, a famous gunslinger kills for the first time, Marilyn Monroe passes a big test, and The King's first single is released, all on this day.

OTD July 19 - Christa McAuliffe
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1985: Christa McAuliffe of New Hampshire is chosen to be the first schoolteacher to ride aboard the space shuttle. She would ultimately die with six others when the Challenger exploded the following year.


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