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Historical Events Happened In May - 19

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

1936  On this day in history elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)  

1937  John Murray/Allen Boretz' "Room Service," premieres in NYC on May - 19.  

1937  On this day in history sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer  

1938  James H Bilbray, (Rep-D-Nevada) on this day in history.  

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

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

1940  On this day in history amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time)  

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

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

1941  Germany occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis on May - 19.  

1942  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1944  On May - 19 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 May - 19.  

1945  On this day in history start of the 1st Victory Test Cricket between England & Aust Services  

1946  On this day in history dutch Cooperation for Sexual Reform (NVSH) forms in Amsterdam  

1950  On May - 19 nY Times reports of worlds smallest & dumbest mechanical brain  

1951  On May - 19 uN begins counter offensive in Korea  

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

1953  Nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George UT) on this day in history.  

1953  On this day in history 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  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 May - 19.  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 19

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1469  Giovanni della Robbia, Ital's sculptor was born on this day in history.  

1611  On May - 19 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  José de Escandón, Spanish colonial governor (d. 1770) was born on May - 19.  

1724  On May - 19 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  On May - 19 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 May - 19.  

0988  On May - 19 dunstan[us], English archbishop of Canterbury, dies  

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 this day in history 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 May - 19 death of dmitri Donskoi, Grand Prince of Muscovy (b. 1350)  

1526  On this day in history death of emperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (b. 1464)