On this day: July 19

Published On: Jul 18 2012 02:30:35 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 19 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - Cy Young
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1910: Cy Young becomes the first -- and only -- pitcher to ever win 500 games, tossing an 11-inning victory over the Washington Senators. He would tack on 11 more victories before retiring after the 1911 season with a 511-316 record.

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