Daily Archives: July 19, 2013

Bob Dylan’s ’30th Anniversary Concert Celebration’ released in UK 20 years ago today (1993)


Video: 'Bob Dylan 30th Annivesary' (32 videos)

(Monday, July 19, 1993)The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration, a live double-album of an Oct. 16, 1992, concert celebrating Bob Dylan’s 30 years as a recording artist, was released today in the UK, featuring ex-Beatle George Harrison among other acts (the album would be released in the USA on Aug. 24, 1993).

Allies bomb Rome for first time as Mussolini meets with Hitler 70 years ago this hour (1943)


Video: 'A Mission To Rome - B-17 Flying Fortress'

(Monday, July 19, 1943, 11:13 a.m. local time; during the Italian Campaign of World War II) — Allied airplanes dropped bombs on the ancient city of Rome this morning, three days after the ultimatum had been made to Italy. Italian state radio reported that 166 people were killed and 1,659 injured (click here to watch a newsreel from this day). Continue reading Allies bomb Rome for first time as Mussolini meets with Hitler 70 years ago this hour (1943)