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 This day in History - May 19
369 Historic Events for May 19
1931

Ruben Radica, composer

Birth
1931

Ironclad cruiser Germany launched in Kiel

Event
1934

Military coup by Col Damian Veltsjev in Bulgaria

Event
1934

Sherlock Holmes crossword puzzle in "Sat Review of Lit" Males who solved puzzle became members of Baker Street Irregulars

Event
1934

James Charles Lehrer, Wichita Ks, news anchor (McNeil-Lehrer Report)

Birth
1934

David Sinclair, actor (Love and Hate)

Birth
1934

Jan Wijn, Dutch pianist

Birth
1935

David Hartman, Pawtucket RI, TV personality (Good Morning America)

Birth
1935

Thomas E Lawrence (of Arabia), dies in a motorcycle crash

Death
1935

NFL adopts an annual college draft to begin in 1936

Event
1935

Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, French composer, dies at 74

Death
1935

F R Fries, writer

Birth
1936

Elisabeth Schwartz, Austria, pairs figure skater (Olympic-gold-1956)

Birth
1937

John Murray/Allen Boretz' "Room Service," premieres in NYC

Event
1937

Sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer

Birth
1938

James H Bilbray, (Rep-D-Nevada)

Birth
1939

Tomasz Sikorski, composer

Birth
1939

Richard Lowe Teitelbaum, composer

Birth
1939

Nancy Kwan, Hong Kong, actress (Flower Drum Song, World of Suzie Wong)

Birth
1939

James Fox, London England, actor (Greystoke)

Birth
1939

Francis R Scobee, Wash, USAF/astronaut (STS 41C, 51L-Chal disaster)

Birth
1939

17th earl of Pembroke, English landowner/director (Emily)

Birth
1939

Churchill signs British-Russian anti-nazi pact

Event
1940

Mickey Newbury, rocker

Birth
1940

Amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time)

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