Historical Events For May - 19
Friday, 22 September 2017
1935 Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74 on May - 19.
1936 Elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956) on May - 19.
1937 On May - 19 john Murray/Allen Boretz' "Room Service," premieres in NYC
1937 Sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer on this day in history.
1938 On May - 19 james H Bilbray, (Rep-D-Nevada)
1939 Churchill signs British-Russian anti-Nazi pact on May - 19.
1939 17th earl of Pembroke, English landowner/director (Emily) on May - 19.
1940 Amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time) on this day in history.
1940 On May - 19 french counter attack at Péronne under General De Gaulle
1940 HMS WHITLEY, lost between Nieuport and Ostend, Belgium - damaged by German bombers and beached on May - 19.
1941 German occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis on May - 19.
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 May - 19 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 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 240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork Netherlands on this day in history.
1944 On this day in history allied fleet shell Japanese positions at Sabang, north of Sumatra
1944 On May - 19 german defense line in Italy collapsed
1944 On this day in history 240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork Neth
1945 Start of the first Victory Test Cricket between England &Australia Services on this day in history.
1945 On May - 19 start of the 1st Victory Test Cricket between England & Aust Services
1946 Dutch Cooperation for Sexual Reform (NVSH) forms in Amsterdam on May - 19.
1950 On this day in history nY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain
1951 On May - 19 uN begins counter offensive in Korea
1951 On this day in history 77th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Bold wins in 1:56.4
1953 On May - 19 nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George UT)
1953 Nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George, Utah) on May - 19.
1953 On May - 19 damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish gen/min of War, dies at 79
1954 On May - 19 postmaster General Summerfield approves CIA mail-opening project
1954 On May - 19 aart A van Schelven, church historian (Willem of Orange), dies at 73
1955 Atkinson & Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt WI v Australia on May - 19.
1956 82nd Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Fabius wins in 1:58.4 on May - 19.