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Historical Events Happened In May - 19

Friday, 25 April 2014

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

1936  On this day in history 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  Sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer on this day in history.  

1938  James H Bilbray, (Rep-D-Nevada) on this day in history.  

1939  Churchill signs British-Russian anti-Nazi pact on this day in history.  

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

1940  Amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time) on this day in history.  

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

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

1941  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history braves Paul Waner is 3rd NLer to get 3,000 hits (Anson & Wagner)  

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

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

1943  On this day in history churchill pledges England's full support to US against Japan  

1944  On this day in history 240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork Netherlands  

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

1944  German defense line in Italy collapsed on this day in history.  

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

1945  On this day in history start of the first Victory Test Cricket between England &Australia Services  

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

1946  On this day in history dutch Cooperation for Sexual Reform (NVSH) forms in Amsterdam  

1950  On this day in history nY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain  

1951  UN begins counter offensive in Korea on this day in history.  

1951  On this day in history 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  Nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George, Utah) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history aart A van Schelven, church historian (Willem of Orange), dies at 73  

1955  On this day in history atkinson & Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt WI v Australia  

1956  82nd Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Fabius wins in 1:58.4 on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1469  Giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor was born on this day in history.  

1611  Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89) was born on this day in history.  

1616  Johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer was born on this day in history.  

1700  José de Escandón, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1770) was born on this day in history.  

1724  Augustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, British admiral and politician (d. 1779) was born on this day in history.  

1744  Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1818) was born on this day in history.  

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

1755  On this day in history birth of gabriele Prota, composer  

Famous Deaths In May - 19

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0804  On this day in history alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69  

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

1102  On this day in history death of stephen, Count of Blois (b. c. 1045)  

1125  Death of Vladimir Monomakh, Russian prince (b. 1053) on this day in history.  

1296  Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies on this day in history.  

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)