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 This day in History - May 19
369 Historic Events for May 19
1921

Charles van de Reve, slavic (Belief of Kameraden)

Birth
1921

Daniel Gelin, Angers France, Maria Schneider's dad, actor (Obsession)

Birth
1922

Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (postural drainage), dies at 79

Death
1922

David McLean, Akron Oh, actor (Tate-Tate)

Birth
1923

KPD (communist revolts) in German Ruhr cities occupied by Allies

Event
1923

49th Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Zev wins in 2:05.4

Event
1924

Billy Zulch, cricketer (S Afr batsman scored 2 Test centuries), dies

Death
1924

Sandy Galbraith Wilson, composer

Birth
1925

Malcolm X, [Little], [Detroit Red], Omaha NB, founder (Black Muslims)

Birth
1926

Paul Cooper, composer

Birth
1926

French air force bombs Damascus Syria

Event
1928

51 frogs enter 1st annual "Frog Jumping Jubilee" (Angel's Camp, Cal)

Event
1928

Explosion in coal mine in Mather, Pennsylvania, 195 die

Event
1928

"Firedamp" explodes in Mather Pa coal mine killing 195 of 273 miners

Event
1928

Henry Franklin Belknap Gilbert, composer, dies at 59

Death
1928

Max Scheler, German philosopher, dies at 53

Death
1928

Anthony C B Chapman, England, sports car builder/autoracer (Formula 1)

Birth
1929

Michael Adamis, composer

Birth
1929

Harvey Cox, US theologist (Secular City)

Birth
1929

General Feng Yu-Xiang of China declares war on Chiang Kai-Shek govt

Event
1929

Cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium crushes 2 people to death

Event
1930

White woman win voting rights in South-Africa

Event
1930

Lorraine Hansberry, playwright (Raisin in the Sun)

Birth
1930

Hans Kox, composer

Birth
1931

Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter

Birth