Historical Events In May - 19
Monday, 24 June 2019
1918 On this day in history wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings
1918 On May - 19 florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways)
1919 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk 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 on May - 19.
1919 Betty Jameson, Norman OK, LPGA golfer (1947 US Women's Open) on May - 19.
1921 On this day in history congress sharply curbs immigration, setting a national quota system
1921 Charles van de Reve, slavic (Belief of Kameraden) on May - 19.
1922 On May - 19 david McLean, Akron Oh, actor (Tate-Tate)
1922 Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (postural drainage), dies at 79 on May - 19.
1923 KPD (communist revolts) in German Ruhr cities occupied by Allies on this day in history.
1923 On May - 19 49th Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Zev wins in 2:05.4
1924 Sandy Galbraith Wilson, composer on May - 19.
1924 Billy Zulch, cricketer (S Afr batsman scored 2 Test centuries), dies on this day in history.
1925 On this day in history the birth of Malcom X, controversial American civil rights leader
1925 Malcolm X, [Little], [Detroit Red], Omaha NB, founder (Black Muslims) on this day in history.
1926 French air force bombs Damascus Syria on May - 19.
1926 Paul Cooper, composer on May - 19.
1928 "Firedamp" explodes in Mather PA coal mine killing 195 of 273 miners on this day in history.
1928 On this day in history 51 frogs enter first annual "Frog Jumping Jubilee" (Angel's Camp CA)
1928 On this day in history anthony C B Chapman, England, sports car builder/autoracer (Formula 1)
1928 Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer, dies at 59 on May - 19.
1929 Cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium; 2 people crushed to death on this day in history.
1929 General Feng Yu-Xiang of China declares war on Chiang Kai-Shek Government on May - 19.
1929 On May - 19 cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium crushes 2 people to death
1929 Harvey Cox, US theologist (Secular City) on this day in history.
1930 White woman win voting rights in South-Africa on May - 19.
1930 Hans Kox, composer on this day in history.
1931 Ironclad cruiser Germany launched in Kiel on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter
1934 Military coup by Colonel Damian Veltsjev in Bulgaria on May - 19.
1934 Sherlock Holmes crossword puzzle in "Saturday Review of Literature"; Males who solved puzzle become members of Baker Street Irregulars on this day in history.
1934 On May - 19 military coup by Col Damian Veltsjev in Bulgaria
1934 David Sinclair, actor (Love & Hate) on May - 19.
1935 NFL adopts an annual college draft to begin in 1936 on May - 19.
1935 On this day in history david Hartman, Pawtucket RI, TV personality (Good Morning America)