Historical Events In May - 19
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
1918 Wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings on May - 19.
1918 On this day in history florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways)
1919 On this day in history mustafa Kemal AtatÃ¼rk lands at Samsun on the Anatolian Black Sea coast, initiating what was later termed the Turkish War of Independence. The anniversary of this event is the official date of commemoration of the Pontic Greek Genocide in Greece and Cyprus.
1919 On May - 19 betty Jameson, Norman OK, LPGA golfer (1947 US Women's Open)
1921 Congress sharply curbs immigration, setting a national quota system on May - 19.
1921 Charles van de Reve, slavic (Belief of Kameraden) on this day in history.
1922 On May - 19 david McLean, Akron Oh, actor (Tate-Tate)
1922 Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (postural drainage), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1923 On May - 19 kPD (communist revolts) in German Ruhr cities occupied by Allies
1923 49th Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Zev wins in 2:05.4 on May - 19.
1924 On this day in history sandy Galbraith Wilson, composer
1924 Billy Zulch, cricketer (S Afr batsman scored 2 Test centuries), dies on May - 19.
1925 On May - 19 the birth of Malcom X, controversial American civil rights leader
1925 On this day in history malcolm X, [Little], [Detroit Red], Omaha NB, founder (Black Muslims)
1926 French air force bombs Damascus Syria on this day in history.
1926 Paul Cooper, composer on this day in history.
1928 "Firedamp" explodes in Mather PA coal mine killing 195 of 273 miners on May - 19.
1928 51 frogs enter first annual "Frog Jumping Jubilee" (Angel's Camp CA) on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history anthony C B Chapman, England, sports car builder/autoracer (Formula 1)
1928 On this day in history henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer, dies at 59
1929 On May - 19 cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium; 2 people crushed to death
1929 General Feng Yu-Xiang of China declares war on Chiang Kai-Shek Government on May - 19.
1929 On this day in history cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium crushes 2 people to death
1929 Harvey Cox, US theologist (Secular City) on May - 19.
1930 On this day in history white woman win voting rights in South-Africa
1930 Hans Kox, composer on this day in history.
1931 On May - 19 ironclad cruiser Germany launched in Kiel
1931 On May - 19 eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter
1934 Military coup by Colonel Damian Veltsjev in Bulgaria on May - 19.
1934 On this day in history sherlock Holmes crossword puzzle in "Saturday Review of Literature"; Males who solved puzzle become members of Baker Street Irregulars
1934 Military coup by Col Damian Veltsjev in Bulgaria on this day in history.
1934 David Sinclair, actor (Love & Hate) on this day in history.
1935 On May - 19 nFL adopts an annual college draft to begin in 1936
1935 David Hartman, Pawtucket RI, TV personality (Good Morning America) on this day in history.