Historical Events Happened In May - 19
Thursday, 26 May 2016
1935 On May - 19 charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74
1936 On May - 19 elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)
1937 On May - 19 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 May - 19.
1939 Churchill signs British-Russian anti-Nazi pact on this day in history.
1939 On May - 19 17th earl of Pembroke, English landowner/director (Emily)
1940 On May - 19 amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time)
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 German occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis on May - 19.
1941 On this day in history new Nazi battleship Bismarck leaves Gdynia, Poland
1941 Germany occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis on May - 19.
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 Berlin is declared "Judenrien" (free of Jews) on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history churchill pledges England's full support to US against Japan
1944 240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork Netherlands on May - 19.
1944 Allied fleet shell Japanese positions at Sabang, north of Sumatra on this day in history.
1944 On May - 19 german defense line in Italy collapsed
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 May - 19 start of the 1st Victory Test Cricket between England & Aust Services
1946 On May - 19 dutch Cooperation for Sexual Reform (NVSH) forms in Amsterdam
1950 On May - 19 nY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain
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 this day in history.
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 May - 19.
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 Atkinson & Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt WI v Australia on May - 19.
1956 On this day in history 82nd Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Fabius wins in 1:58.4