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 This day in History - May 19
369 Historic Events for May 19
1904

Sven Thofelt, Sweden, pentathlete (Olympic-gold-1928)

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1904

Anthony Bushell, Kent England, actor (Journey's End)

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1905

Tom Jenkins beats Frank Gotcha for heavyweight wrestling champ

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1906

Federated Boys' Club (Boys' Club of America) organizes

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1906

Portugal's King Carlos I names Joao Franco premier

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1906

Italian King Victor Emmanuel and Swiss president open Simplon tunnel

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1906

Dutch King Victor Emmanuel and Swiss president open Simplon tunnel

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1909

Schlomo Joffe, composer

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1909

Jack Johnson fights Jack O'Brien to no decision in 6 for boxing title

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1909

Bruce Bennett, Tacoma Wash, actor (Before I Hang, Sahara)

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1910

Alan Melville, cricketer (graceful South African batsman 1938-49)

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1910

Cleve Indian Cy Young gets his 500th win, beats Wash 5-4 in 11 innings

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1911

Phila Athletics are 12« games back in AL, and will win World Series

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1911

Maurice Ravels opera "L'Heure Espagnole," premieres in Paris

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1912

AL Pres Ban Johnson tells Tigers if they continue protest of Ty Cobb's suspension, they will be banned from baseball

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1913

Albert Hardy, photographer

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1913

Webb Alien Land-Holding Bill passes, forbidding Japs from owning land

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1913

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, president of India

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1915

Pol Pot, dictator/mass murderer

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1916

Escadrille Am‚ricaine (Lafayette) transfered to Verdun

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1918

Florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways)

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1918

Wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings

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1919

Betty Jameson, Norman OK, LPGA golfer (1947 US Women's Open)

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1921

Congress sharply curbs immigration, setting a national quota system

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1921

Karel van het Reve, Dutch Slavist (Comrade's Religion)

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