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 Accessibility Awareness Day
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day
- National May Ray Day
- Abdominal Cancer Day
- National Notebook Day
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
1915: 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
1901: Chuckwagon on a Texas cattle roundup.
1649: England was declared a republic by Parliament following the execution of King Charles I in 1649.
- Malcolm X was born.
- Marshmallow was born.
- André the Giant was born.
- Jacqueline Kennedy died.
- Paul Money died.
- Jamsetji Tata died.