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Historical Events Happened In May - 19

Saturday, 20 December 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  John Murray/Allen Boretz' "Room Service," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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 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 May - 19.  

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

1940  On this day in history 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 this day in history new Nazi battleship Bismarck leaves Gdynia, Poland  

1941  On this day in history germany occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis  

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

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

1943  Berlin is declared "Judenrien" (free of Jews) on this day in history.  

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

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

1944  On May - 19 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  NY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain on this day in history.  

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

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 May - 19.  

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 May - 19.  

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  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 this day in history birth of giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor  

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 May - 19.  

1700  On this day in history 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 May - 19 birth of charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1818)  

1746  On this day in history birth of johann Friedrich Peter, composer  

1755  Gabriele Prota, composer was born on May - 19.  

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

1102  On May - 19 death of stephen, Count of Blois (b. c. 1045)  

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

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

1319  Death of Louis d'Évreux, son of Philip III of France (b. 1276) on May - 19.  

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.