19 May

19 May

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about May 19th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about May 19th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day
  • National May Ray Day
  • Abdominal Cancer Day
  • National Notebook Day

Historic Events

1967: The Soviet Union joins most of the world’s major powers by ratifying the treaty banning nuclear weapons from outer space in 1967.

1962: Marilyn Monroe performed a memorable version of “Happy Birthday” to President Kennedy in 1962.

1943: Lepa Radić of the Yugoslav Partisans was executed in 1943. The Germans offered her a way out of execution by revealing her comrades’ and leaders’ identities. She replied that she was not a traitor and that her comrades would reveal themselves when they avenged her death

Lepa Radić of the Yugoslav Partisans was executed in 1943. The Germans offered her a way out of execution by revealing her comrades’ and leaders’ identities. She replied that she was not a traitor and that her comrades would reveal themselves when they avenged her death

1915: Atlantic City. Bathing in front of the Marlborough-Blenheim and the Traymore Hotels.

Atlantic City. Bathing in front of the Marlborough-Blenheim and the Traymore Hotels.

1910: Nedeljko Čabrinović, who threw a bomb at the Austrian archduke Ferdinand’s car, in an attempt to kill him and his wife. 1910s

Nedeljko Čabrinović, who threw a bomb at the Austrian archduke Ferdinand’s car, in an attempt to kill him and his wife. 1910s

1901: Chuckwagon on a Texas cattle roundup.

Chuckwagon on a Texas cattle roundup.

1649: England was declared a republic by Parliament following the execution of King Charles I in 1649.

Famous Birthdays

  • Malcolm X was born.
  • Marshmallow was born.
  • André the Giant was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Jacqueline Kennedy died.
  • Paul Money died.
  • Jamsetji Tata died.

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