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Historical Events Happened In May - 19

Monday, 24 November 2014

1935  Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1936  On May - 19 elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)  

1937  On this day in history john Murray/Allen Boretz' "Room Service," premieres in NYC  

1937  On this day in history sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer  

1938  James H Bilbray, (Rep-D-Nevada) on May - 19.  

1939  On this day in history churchill signs British-Russian anti-Nazi pact  

1939  On this day in history 17th earl of Pembroke, English landowner/director (Emily)  

1940  On this day in history amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time)  

1940  French counter attack at Péronne under General De Gaulle on this day in history.  

1940  HMS WHITLEY, lost between Nieuport and Ostend, Belgium - damaged by German bombers and beached on this day in history.  

1941  On May - 19 german occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis  

1941  New Nazi battleship Bismarck leaves Gdynia, Poland on this day in history.  

1941  Germany occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis on May - 19.  

1942  Braves Paul Waner is 3rd NLer to get 3,000 hits (Anson & Wagner) on May - 19.  

1942  On this day in history [Nicoline] Magdalene Anchor-Roll, Norwegian author (Enken), dies at 69  

1943  On this day in history berlin is declared "Judenrien" (free of Jews)  

1943  Churchill pledges England's full support to US against Japan on May - 19.  

1944  240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork Netherlands on May - 19.  

1944  On this day in history allied fleet shell Japanese positions at Sabang, north of Sumatra  

1944  German defense line in Italy collapsed on May - 19.  

1944  240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork Neth on this day in history.  

1945  Start of the first Victory Test Cricket between England &Australia Services on May - 19.  

1945  On this day in history start of the 1st Victory Test Cricket between England & Aust Services  

1946  Dutch Cooperation for Sexual Reform (NVSH) forms in Amsterdam on this day in history.  

1950  On May - 19 nY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain  

1951  On May - 19 uN begins counter offensive in Korea  

1951  On May - 19 77th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Bold wins in 1:56.4  

1953  Nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George UT) on this day in history.  

1953  On May - 19 nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George, Utah)  

1953  Damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish gen/min of War, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1954  Postmaster General Summerfield approves CIA mail-opening project on this day in history.  

1954  Aart A van Schelven, church historian (Willem of Orange), dies at 73 on May - 19.  

1955  On May - 19 atkinson & Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt WI v Australia  

1956  On May - 19 82nd Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Fabius wins in 1:58.4  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1469  Giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor was born on May - 19.  

1611  Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89) was born on May - 19.  

1616  Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer was born on May - 19.  

1700  On May - 19 birth of josé de Escandón, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1770)  

1724  On this day in history birth of augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, British admiral and politician (d. 1779)  

1744  On this day in history birth of charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1818)  

1746  Johann Friedrich Peter, composer was born on this day in history.  

1755  Gabriele Prota, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In May - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0804  Alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69 on May - 19.  

0988  On this day in history dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

1102  Death of Stephen, Count of Blois (b. c. 1045) on this day in history.  

1125  Death of Vladimir Monomakh, Russian prince (b. 1053) on May - 19.  

1296  On this day in history celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies  

1319  On this day in history death of louis d'Évreux, son of Philip III of France (b. 1276)  

1389  Death of Dmitri Donskoi, Grand Prince of Muscovy (b. 1350) on this day in history.  

1526  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (b. 1464)