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 This day in History - May 19
369 Historic Events for May 19
1962

"Bravo, Giovanni" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances

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1962

88th Preakness: John Rotz aboard Greek Money wins in 1:56.2

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1963

Rebecca Bradley, LPGA golfer

Birth
1963

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open

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1963

Yazz, [Yasmin Evans], Mrs Simon La Bon/rocker (Fine Time)

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1964

Michael Dean Standly, Abilene TX, PGA golfer (1993 Freeport-McMoRan)

Birth
1964

US diplomats find at least 40 secret microphones in Moscow embassy

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1965

Maria Dabrowska, Polish writer (Znaki Zycia), dies

Death
1965

Edward Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan pace bowler 1996 World Cup)

Birth
1965

Joshua Rifkind, actor (Marshall Chronicles)

Birth
1965

Patricia R Harris named 1st US black female ambassador (Luxembourg)

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1965

West Ham United wins 5th Europe Cup II

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1966

Marc Bureau, Trois Rivieres, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens)

Birth
1966

Keith Jennings, NFL tight end (Chic Bears)

Birth
1966

Tortoise, reportedly given to Tonga's King by Capt Cook (1773), dies

Death
1967

Turk Wendell, Pittsfield MA, pitcher (Chic Cubs)

Birth
1967

John Friesz, NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks)

Birth
1967

US bombs Hanoi

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1967

USSR ratifies treaty with Engl and US banning nuclear weapons in space

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1968

Paul Justin, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts)

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1968

Jeanne Basone, Brubank Calif, wrestler (Hollywood-GLOW)

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1968

James Parrish, NFL outside linebacker (Pitts Steelers)

Birth
1968

Pirate Radio Brumble of Northern England 1st heard

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1968

Mark Janssens, Surrey, NHL center (Hartford Whalers)

Birth
1968

Frank Howard fails to homer, after hitting 10 in 6 consecutive games

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