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Historical Events Happened In May - 19

Saturday, 29 November 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  On this day in history sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer  

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

1939  Churchill signs British-Russian anti-Nazi pact on May - 19.  

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

1940  Amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time) on May - 19.  

1940  French counter attack at Péronne under General De Gaulle on May - 19.  

1940  On May - 19 hMS WHITLEY, lost between Nieuport and Ostend, Belgium - damaged by German bombers and beached.  

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

1941  On May - 19 new Nazi battleship Bismarck leaves Gdynia, Poland  

1941  Germany occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis on this day in history.  

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

1942  [Nicoline] Magdalene Anchor-Roll, Norwegian author (Enken), dies at 69 on May - 19.  

1943  On May - 19 berlin is declared "Judenrien" (free of Jews)  

1943  On May - 19 churchill pledges England's full support to US against Japan  

1944  On May - 19 240 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 May - 19.  

1945  Start of the first Victory Test Cricket between England &Australia Services on this day in history.  

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  NY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain on May - 19.  

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

1951  77th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Bold wins in 1:56.4 on this day in history.  

1953  On this day in history nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George UT)  

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 this day in history.  

1955  Atkinson & Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt WI v Australia on this day in history.  

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  On May - 19 birth of giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor  

1611  On this day in history birth of innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89)  

1616  On May - 19 birth of johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer  

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

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 May - 19.  

1746  Johann Friedrich Peter, composer was born on May - 19.  

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  Alcuin of York, English scholar, dies in Tours France at 69 on this day in history.  

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

1102  Death of Stephen, Count of Blois (b. c. 1045) on May - 19.  

1125  On May - 19 death of vladimir Monomakh, Russian prince (b. 1053)  

1296  Celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies on May - 19.  

1319  Death of Louis d'Évreux, son of Philip III of France (b. 1276) on this day in history.  

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

1526  Death of Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (b. 1464) on May - 19.