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Historical Events Happened In May - 19

Sunday, 25 January 2015

1935  On May - 19 charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74  

1936  Elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956) on May - 19.  

1937  John Murray/Allen Boretz' "Room Service," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

1937  Sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer on May - 19.  

1938  On May - 19 james H Bilbray, (Rep-D-Nevada)  

1939  On May - 19 churchill signs British-Russian anti-Nazi pact  

1939  17th earl of Pembroke, English landowner/director (Emily) on May - 19.  

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

1940  On this day in history french counter attack at Péronne under General De Gaulle  

1940  On May - 19 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  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  Berlin is declared "Judenrien" (free of Jews) on May - 19.  

1943  Churchill pledges England's full support to US against Japan on this day in history.  

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

1944  Allied fleet shell Japanese positions at Sabang, north of Sumatra on May - 19.  

1944  On this day in history 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  Start of the 1st Victory Test Cricket between England & Aust Services on this day in history.  

1946  Dutch Cooperation for Sexual Reform (NVSH) forms in Amsterdam on May - 19.  

1950  NY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain on May - 19.  

1951  On this day in history uN begins counter offensive in Korea  

1951  On May - 19 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  On May - 19 nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George, Utah)  

1953  On May - 19 damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish gen/min of War, dies at 79  

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

1954  On May - 19 aart A van Schelven, church historian (Willem of Orange), dies at 73  

1955  On May - 19 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 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  Innocent XI, [Benedetto Odescalchi], Italy, 240th Pope (1676-89) was born on May - 19.  

1616  On this day in history birth of johann Jacob Froberger, German singer/organist/composer  

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

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

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

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  Dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies on May - 19.  

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

1125  On this day in history death of vladimir Monomakh, Russian prince (b. 1053)  

1296  On May - 19 celestine V, [Pietro del Murrone], Pope (1294), dies  

1319  On May - 19 death of louis d'Évreux, son of Philip III of France (b. 1276)  

1389  On this day in history death of dmitri Donskoi, Grand Prince of Muscovy (b. 1350)  

1526  Death of Emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (b. 1464) on this day in history.