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May 19th, 2008 (May 19 2008)DeathVijay Tendulkar, Indian playwright, (born in 1928)
May 19th, 2007 (May 19 2007)DeathDean Eyre, New Zealand politician (born in 1914)
May 19th, 2006 (May 19 2006)DeathFreddie Garrity, English lead singer from the band Freddie and the Dreamers (born in 1940)
May 19th, 2005 (May 19 2005)DeathHenry Corden, American actor and voice artist (born in 1921)
May 19th, 2004 (May 19 2004)DeathMary Dresselhuys, Dutch actress (born in 1907)
May 19th, 2002 (May 19 2002)DeathJohn Gorton, nineteenth Prime Minister of Australia (born in 1911)
May 19th, 2002 (May 19 2002)DeathWalter Lord, American writer (born in 1917)
May 19th, 2001 (May 19 2001)DeathSusannah McCorkle, American singer (born in 1946)
May 19th, 2000 (May 19 2000)DeathYevgeny Khrunov, cosmonaut (born in 1933)
May 19th, 1999 (May 19 1999)DeathJames Blades, English percussionist (born in 1901)
May 19th, 1999 (May 19 1999)DeathCandy Candido, American actor (born in 1913)
May 19th, 1998 (May 19 1998)DeathSosuke Uno, Japanese prime minister (born in 1922)
May 19th, 1994 (May 19 1994)DeathJacqueline Kennedy Onassis, First Lady of the United States (born in 1929)Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Quotes
May 19th, 1994 (May 19 1994)DeathLuis Ocana, Spanish cyclist (born in 1945)
May 19th, 1991 (May 19 1991)EventCroatian s vote for independence at their independence referendum.
May 19th, 1991 (May 19 1991)BirthJordan Pruitt, American singer
May 19th, 1989 (May 19 1989)DeathCLR James, West Indian writer and journalist (born in 1901)
May 19th, 1988 (May 19 1988)BirthLily Cole, English model/actress
May 19th, 1987 (May 19 1987)BirthDavid Edgar, Canadian football (soccer) player
May 19th, 1987 (May 19 1987)BirthMariano Torres, Argentine footballer
May 19th, 1987 (May 19 1987)DeathJames Tiptree, Jr, American author (born in 1915)
May 19th, 1986 (May 19 1986)BirthEric Lloyd, American actor
May 19th, 1986 (May 19 1986)BirthMario Chalmers, NCAA basketball player
May 19th, 1986 (May 19 1986)DeathJimmy Lyons, American musician (born in 1931)
May 19th, 1984 (May 19 1984)BirthMarcedes Lewis, American football player
May 19th, 1984 (May 19 1984)DeathJohn Betjeman, English poet and Poet Laureate (born in 1906)John Betjeman Quotes
May 19th, 1983 (May 19 1983)BirthEve Angel, Hungarian porn star
May 19th, 1983 (May 19 1983)BirthJessica Fox, British actress
May 19th, 1983 (May 19 1983)DeathJean Rey, President of the European Commission (born in 1902)
May 19th, 1982 (May 19 1982)BirthKevin Amankwaah, English footballer
May 19th, 1982 (May 19 1982)BirthPal Steffen Andresen, Norwegian footballer
May 19th, 1981 (May 19 1981)BirthGeorges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Martial Quotes
May 19th, 1981 (May 19 1981)BirthLuciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer
May 19th, 1981 (May 19 1981)BirthKlaas-Erik Zwering, Dutch swimmer
May 19th, 1981 (May 19 1981)BirthNate Cole, American singer
May 19th, 1980 (May 19 1980)BirthDrew Fuller, American actor/model
May 19th, 1980 (May 19 1980)BirthTony Hackworth, English footballer
May 19th, 1979 (May 19 1979)BirthBarbara Nedeljakova, Slovak actress
May 19th, 1979 (May 19 1979)BirthDiego Forlan, Uruguayan footballer
May 19th, 1979 (May 19 1979)BirthAndrea Pirlo, Italian footballer
May 19th, 1978 (May 19 1978)BirthMarcus Bent, English footballer
May 19th, 1977 (May 19 1977)BirthManuel Almunia, Spanish footballer
May 19th, 1977 (May 19 1977)BirthBrandon Inge, American baseball player
May 19th, 1976 (May 19 1976)BirthEd Cota, American basketball player
May 19th, 1976 (May 19 1976)BirthKevin Garnett, American basketball player
May 19th, 1975 (May 19 1975)BirthLondon Fletcher, American football player
May 19th, 1975 (May 19 1975)BirthMasanobu Ando, Japanese actor
May 19th, 1975 (May 19 1975)BirthJosh Paul, American baseball player
May 19th, 1975 (May 19 1975)BirthPretinha, Brazilian footballer
May 19th, 1974 (May 19 1974)BirthAndrew Johns, Australian rugby league footballer
May 19th, 1972 (May 19 1972)BirthJenny Berggren, Swedish singer (Ace of Base)
May 19th, 1971 (May 19 1971)EventMars probe program: Mars 2 is launched by the Soviet Union.
May 19th, 1971 (May 19 1971)BirthPsicosis, Mexican professional wrestler
May 19th, 1971 (May 19 1971)DeathOgden Nash, American poet (born in 1902)
May 19th, 1970 (May 19 1970)BirthMario Dumont, Quebec politician (Action democratique du Quebec)
May 19th, 1970 (May 19 1970)BirthChoi Kyung-Ju, South Korean professional golfer
May 19th, 1970 (May 19 1970)BirthJason Gray-Stanford, Canadian actor
May 19th, 1969 (May 19 1969)DeathColeman Hawkins, American musician (born in 1901)
May 19th, 1968 (May 19 1968)BirthKyle Eastwood, American jazz musician; son of Clint EastwoodClint Eastwood Quotes
May 19th, 1967 (May 19 1967)BirthMassimo Taccon, Italian painter and sculptor
May 19th, 1966 (May 19 1966)BirthPolly Walker, British actress
May 19th, 1966 (May 19 1966)BirthMarc Bureau, French Canadian ice hockey player
May 19th, 1966 (May 19 1966)BirthSophia Crawford, English actress and martial artist Martial Quotes
May 19th, 1965 (May 19 1965)BirthMaile Flanagan, American actress
May 19th, 1965 (May 19 1965)DeathTui Malila, world s oldest tortoise (born in 1773 or 1777)
May 19th, 1964 (May 19 1964)BirthMiloslav Mecir, Slovakian former tennis player
May 19th, 1964 (May 19 1964)BirthSean Whalen, American actor
May 19th, 1963 (May 19 1963)BirthFilippo Galli, Italian footballer
May 19th, 1963 (May 19 1963)BirthYazz, British singer
May 19th, 1962 (May 19 1962)EventA birthday salute to U.S. President John F. Kennedy takes place at Madison Square Garden, New York City. The highlight is Marilyn Monroe s infamous rendition of Happy Birthday.Marilyn Monroe Quotes
May 19th, 1961 (May 19 1961)EventVenera program: Venera 1 becomes the first man-made object to fly-by another planet by passing Venus (the probe had lost contact with Earth a month earlier and did not send back any data).
May 19th, 1961 (May 19 1961)BirthGregory Poirier, American screenwriter and director
May 19th, 1959 (May 19 1959)BirthNicole Brown Simpson, Ex-wife of O.J. Simpson and murder victim. (died in 1994)
May 19th, 1958 (May 19 1958)DeathArchie Scott-Brown, English race car driver (born in 1927)
May 19th, 1958 (May 19 1958)DeathRonald Colman, English actor (born in 1891)
May 19th, 1957 (May 19 1957)BirthBill Laimbeer, American basketball player and coach
May 19th, 1956 (May 19 1956)BirthSteven Ford, American actor
May 19th, 1955 (May 19 1955)BirthJames Gosling, Canadian computer programmer
May 19th, 1954 (May 19 1954)BirthPhil Rudd, Australian drummer (AC/DC)
May 19th, 1954 (May 19 1954)DeathCharles Ives, American composer (born in 1874)
May 19th, 1953 (May 19 1953)BirthVictoria Wood, British comic actress
May 19th, 1953 (May 19 1953)BirthDawud M. Mu Min, American convicted murderer (died in 1997)
May 19th, 1953 (May 19 1953)BirthShavarsh Karapetyan, Soviet Armenian finswimmer
May 19th, 1952 (May 19 1952)BirthBert van Marwijk, Dutch football manager
May 19th, 1951 (May 19 1951)BirthJoey Ramone, American musician (The Ramones) (died in 2001)
May 19th, 1949 (May 19 1949)BirthArchie Manning, American football player
May 19th, 1949 (May 19 1949)BirthDusty Hill, American blues rock singer/bassist (ZZ Top)
May 19th, 1948 (May 19 1948)BirthGrace Jones, Jamaican singer and actress
May 19th, 1947 (May 19 1947)BirthMichele Placido, Italian actor and director
May 19th, 1947 (May 19 1947)BirthPaul Brady, Northern Ireland singer/songwriter
May 19th, 1947 (May 19 1947)BirthDavid Helfgott, Australian pianist
May 19th, 1946 (May 19 1946)BirthAndre the Giant, French professional wrestler (died in 1993)
May 19th, 1946 (May 19 1946)BirthClaude Lelievre, Belgian commissioner for children s rights
May 19th, 1946 (May 19 1946)DeathBooth Tarkington, American novelist (born in 1869)
May 19th, 1945 (May 19 1945)BirthPete Townshend, English musician (The Who)
May 19th, 1945 (May 19 1945)DeathPhilipp Bouhler, German nazi leader (born in 1889)
May 19th, 1944 (May 19 1944)BirthPeter Mayhew, British-American actor
May 19th, 1943 (May 19 1943)EventWorld War II: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt set Monday, May 1, 1944 as the date for the cross-English Channel landing (D-Day would later be delayed over a month due to bad weather).Winston Churchill Quotes
May 19th, 1943 (May 19 1943)DeathKristjan Raud, Estonian painter (born in 1865)
May 19th, 1942 (May 19 1942)BirthGary Kildall, American computer programmer (died in 1994)
May 19th, 1942 (May 19 1942)BirthRobert Kilroy-Silk, British politician and television presenter
May 19th, 1941 (May 19 1941)BirthNora Ephron, American screenwriter
May 19th, 1940 (May 19 1940)BirthMickey Newbury, American musician
May 19th, 1940 (May 19 1940)BirthJan Janssen, Dutch cyclist
May 19th, 1939 (May 19 1939)BirthLivio Berruti, Italian athlete
May 19th, 1939 (May 19 1939)BirthJames Fox, English actor
May 19th, 1939 (May 19 1939)BirthNancy Kwan, Hong Kong actress
May 19th, 1939 (May 19 1939)BirthDick Scobee, American astronaut (died in 1986)
May 19th, 1938 (May 19 1938)BirthMadge Hindle, English actress
May 19th, 1938 (May 19 1938)BirthMoises da Costa Amaral, East Timorese leader (died in 1989)
May 19th, 1937 (May 19 1937)BirthPat Roach, English actor and wrestler (died in 2004)
May 19th, 1935 (May 19 1935)DeathT. E. Lawrence, English soldier known as Lawrence of Arabia (born in 1888)
May 19th, 1934 (May 19 1934)BirthJim Lehrer, American television journalist
May 19th, 1934 (May 19 1934)BirthRuskin Bond, Indian author
May 19th, 1932 (May 19 1932)BirthAlma Cogan, English singer (died in 1966)
May 19th, 1932 (May 19 1932)BirthPaul Erdman, American economist and author (died in 2007)
May 19th, 1932 (May 19 1932)BirthClaude Blanchard, Quebec comedian and actor (died in 2006)
May 19th, 1931 (May 19 1931)BirthEric Tappy, Swiss tenor
May 19th, 1931 (May 19 1931)BirthBob Anderson, British racing driver (died in 1967)
May 19th, 1930 (May 19 1930)BirthLorraine Hansberry, American playwright (died in 1965)
May 19th, 1929 (May 19 1929)BirthJohn Stroger Chicago politician
May 19th, 1928 (May 19 1928)BirthColin Chapman, founder of Lotus Cars (died in 1982)Colin Chapman Quotes
May 19th, 1928 (May 19 1928)BirthDolph Schayes, American basketball player and coach
May 19th, 1926 (May 19 1926)BirthSwami Kriyananda, Indian teacher and author
May 19th, 1925 (May 19 1925)BirthMalcolm X, American civil rights activist (died in 1965) Malcolm X Quotes
May 19th, 1925 (May 19 1925)BirthPol Pot, Cambodian dictator (died in 1998)
May 19th, 1925 (May 19 1925)BirthGuy Provost, French Canadian actor (died in 2004)
May 19th, 1924 (May 19 1924)BirthSandy Wilson, British composer
May 19th, 1922 (May 19 1922)EventThe Young Pioneer organization of the Soviet Union is established.
May 19th, 1921 (May 19 1921)EventThe U.S. Congress passes the Emergency Quota Act establishing national quotas on immigration.
May 19th, 1921 (May 19 1921)BirthYuri Kochiyama, American civil rights activist
May 19th, 1921 (May 19 1921)BirthKarel van het Reve, Dutch writer (died in 1999)
May 19th, 1921 (May 19 1921)BirthDaniel Gelin, French actor (died in 2002)
May 19th, 1919 (May 19 1919)EventMustafa Kemal Ataturk 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.Mustafa Kemal Ataturk Quotes
May 19th, 1918 (May 19 1918)BirthAbraham Pais, Dutch-born American physicist (died in 2000) Abraham Quotes
May 19th, 1918 (May 19 1918)DeathRaoul Lufbery, French-American World War I fighter pilot and flying ace (born in 1885)
May 19th, 1915 (May 19 1915)DeathJohn Simpson Kirkpatrick stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps at Gallipoli during World War I (born in 1892)
May 19th, 1914 (May 19 1914)BirthMax Perutz, Austrian-born molecular biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (died in 2002)
May 19th, 1914 (May 19 1914)BirthGo Seigen, Japanese Go player
May 19th, 1914 (May 19 1914)BirthAlex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (died in 2005)
May 19th, 1912 (May 19 1912)DeathBoleslaw Prus, Polish writer (born in 1847)
May 19th, 1909 (May 19 1909)BirthNicholas Winton, British Humanitarian
May 19th, 1908 (May 19 1908)BirthPercy Williams, Canadian athlete (died in 1982)
May 19th, 1907 (May 19 1907)DeathBenjamin Baker, English engineer (born in 1840)
May 19th, 1906 (May 19 1906)BirthBruce Bennett, American athlete and actor (died in 2007)
May 19th, 1904 (May 19 1904)DeathAuguste Molinier, French historian (born in 1851)
May 19th, 1898 (May 19 1898)BirthJulius Evola, Italian philosopher (died in 1974)Julius Evola Quotes
May 19th, 1898 (May 19 1898)DeathWilliam Ewart Gladstone, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (born in 1809)William Ewart Gladstone Quotes
May 19th, 1897 (May 19 1897)EventOscar Wilde is released from Reading Gaol.Oscar Wilde Quotes
May 19th, 1897 (May 19 1897)BirthFrank Luke, American World War I pilot (died in 1918)
May 19th, 1895 (May 19 1895)DeathJose Marti, Cuban independence leader (born in 1853)Jose Marti Quotes
May 19th, 1891 (May 19 1891)BirthOswald Boelcke, German World War I pilot (died in 1916)
May 19th, 1890 (May 19 1890)BirthHo Chi Minh, Vietnamese leader (died in 1969)
May 19th, 1885 (May 19 1885)DeathPeter W. Barlow, English engineer (born in 1809)
May 19th, 1882 (May 19 1882)BirthMohammed Mosaddeq, Prime Minister of Iran (died in 1967)
May 19th, 1881 (May 19 1881)BirthMustafa Kemal Ataturk, 1st President of Turkey (died in 1938)Mustafa Kemal Ataturk Quotes
May 19th, 1880 (May 19 1880)BirthSir Albert Richardson, English architect (died in 1964)
May 19th, 1879 (May 19 1879)BirthNancy Astor, Viscountess Astor, American-born politician (died in 1964)
May 19th, 1876 (May 19 1876)DeathGuillaume Groen van Prinsterer, Dutch politician (born in 1801)
May 19th, 1874 (May 19 1874)BirthGilbert Laird Jessop, English cricketer (died in 1955)
May 19th, 1870 (May 19 1870)BirthAlbert Fish, American serial killer (died in 1936)
May 19th, 1864 (May 19 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House ends.
May 19th, 1864 (May 19 1864)DeathNathaniel Hawthorne, American author (born in 1804)Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes
May 19th, 1862 (May 19 1862)BirthMikhail Nesterov, Russian painter (died in 1942)
May 19th, 1861 (May 19 1861)BirthDame Nellie Melba, Australian opera singer (died in 1931)
May 19th, 1848 (May 19 1848)EventMexican-American War: Mexico ratifies the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo thus ending the war and ceding California, Nevada, Utah and parts of five other modern-day U.S. states to the United States for $15 million USD.
May 19th, 1828 (May 19 1828)EventU.S. President John Quincy Adams signs the Tariff of 1828 into law, protecting wool manufacturers in the United States.John Quincy Adams Quotes
May 19th, 1827 (May 19 1827)BirthPaul-Armand Challemel-Lacour, French statesman (died in 1896)
May 19th, 1825 (May 19 1825)DeathClaude Henri de Rouvroy, Comte de Saint-Simon, French political philosopher (born in 1760) Philo Quotes
May 19th, 1821 (May 19 1821)DeathCamille Jordan, French politician (born in 1771)
May 19th, 1802 (May 19 1802)EventThe Legion d Honneur is founded by Napoleon Bonaparte.Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes
May 19th, 1798 (May 19 1798)DeathWilliam Byron, 5th Baron Byron, English dueler (born in 1722)
May 19th, 1797 (May 19 1797)BirthMaria Isabel of Portugal, queen of Spain (died in 1818)
May 19th, 1795 (May 19 1795)BirthJohns Hopkins, American philanthropist (died in 1873)
May 19th, 1795 (May 19 1795)DeathJosiah Bartlett, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (born in 1729)
May 19th, 1795 (May 19 1795)DeathJames Boswell, Scottish biographer (born in 1740)James Boswell Quotes
May 19th, 1786 (May 19 1786)DeathJohn Stanley, English composer (born in 1712)
May 19th, 1780 (May 19 1780)EventNew England s Dark Day: A combination of thick smoke and heavy cloud cover causes complete darkness to fall on Eastern Canada and the New England area of the United States at 10:30 A.M.
May 19th, 1773 (May 19 1773)BirthArthur Aikin, English mineralogist (died in 1854)
May 19th, 1762 (May 19 1762)BirthJohann Gottlieb Fichte, German philosopher (died in 1814) Philo Quotes
May 19th, 1749 (May 19 1749)EventKing George II of Great Britain grants the Ohio Company a charter of land around the forks of the Ohio River. George II of Great Britain Quotes
May 19th, 1744 (May 19 1744)BirthCharlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (died in 1818)
May 19th, 1724 (May 19 1724)BirthAugustus Hervey, 3rd Earl of Bristol, British admiral and politician (died in 1779)
May 19th, 1715 (May 19 1715)DeathCharles Montagu, Chancellor of the Exchequer (born in 1661)
May 19th, 1700 (May 19 1700)BirthJose de Escandon, Spanish colonial governor (died in 1770)
May 19th, 1649 (May 19 1649)EventAn Act declaring England a Commonwealth is passed by the Long Parliament. England would be a republic for the next eleven years.
May 19th, 1643 (May 19 1643)EventThirty Years War: French forces under the duc d Enghien decisively defeat Spanish forces at the Battle of Rocroi, marking the symbolic end of Spain as a dominant land power.
May 19th, 1637 (May 19 1637)DeathIsaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (born in 1588) Philo Quotes
May 19th, 1610 (May 19 1610)DeathThomas Sanchez, Spanish theologian (born in 1550)
May 19th, 1601 (May 19 1601)DeathCostanzo Porta, Italian composer
May 19th, 1593 (May 19 1593)BirthJacob Jordaens, Flemish painter (died in 1678)
May 19th, 1568 (May 19 1568)EventQueen Elizabeth I of England has Mary Queen of Scots arrested. Elizabeth I of England Quotes
May 19th, 1536 (May 19 1536)EventAnne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII of England, is beheaded for adultery, treason, and incest.Anne Boleyn Quotes
May 19th, 1536 (May 19 1536)DeathAnne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII of EnglandAnne Boleyn Quotes
May 19th, 1535 (May 19 1535)EventFrench explorer Jacques Cartier sets sail on his second voyage to North America with three ships, 110 men, and Chief Donnacona s two sons (whom Cartier kidnapped during his first voyage).
May 19th, 1531 (May 19 1531)DeathJan Laski, Polish statesman and diplomat (born in 1456)
May 19th, 1526 (May 19 1526)DeathEmperor Go-Kashiwabara of Japan (born in 1464)
May 19th, 1389 (May 19 1389)DeathDmitri Donskoi, Grand Prince of Muscovy (born in 1350)
May 19th, 1319 (May 19 1319)DeathLouis d Evreux, son of Philip III of France (born in 1276)
May 19th, 1296 (May 19 1296)DeathPope Celestine V (born in 1215)
May 19th, 1125 (May 19 1125)DeathVladimir Monomakh, Russian prince (born in 1053)
May 19th, 1102 (May 19 1102)DeathStephen, Count of Blois (born in c. 1045)
May 19th, 0988 (May 19 0988)DeathDunstan, Archbishop of Canterbury (born in 909)
May 19th, 0804 (May 19 0804)DeathAlcuin, English monk (born in c. 735) Alcuin Quotes

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