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 This day in History - May 19
369 Historic Events for May 19
1940

Frank Lorenzo, airline executive (Continental, Texas Air, Eastern)

Birth
1940

French counter attack at Pronne under Gen De Gaulle

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1940

Joan Staley, playmate (Nov, 1958)

Birth
1940

Carlos Diegues, actor (Xica)

Birth
1941

Germany occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis

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1941

New nazi battleship Bismarck leaves Gdynia, Poland

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1941

Jimmy Hoffa Jr, son of Jimmy Hoffa/Teamster union leader

Birth
1941

Jane Brody, writer/nutritionist

Birth
1941

Marc-Antonio Consoli, composer

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1941

Nora Ephron, NY, novelist/screenwriter/director (Michael, Heartburn)

Birth
1941

Werner Sombart, Marxist economist (H„ndler und Heroes), dies at 78

Death
1942

Braves Paul Waner is 3rd NLer to get 3,000 hits (Anson and Wagner)

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1942

[Nicoline] Magdalene Anchor-Roll, Norwegian author (Enken), dies at 69

Death
1942

James Topping, author of CP/M

Birth
1942

Gary Kildall, creator of CP/M

Birth
1943

Berlin is declared "Judenrien" (free of Jews)

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1943

Churchill pledges England's full support to US against Japan

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1944

240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork Neth

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1944

German defense line in Italy collapsed

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1945

Peter Townshend, England, rock guitarist/vocalist/composer (Who-Tommy)

Birth
1945

Start of the 1st Victory Test Cricket between England and Aust Services

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1946

Mary Bryan, LPGA golfer

Birth
1946

Dutch Cooperation for Sexual Reform (NVSH) forms in Amsterdam

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1946

Michele Placido, Foggia Italy, actor (La Lupa, Poliziotti)

Birth
1946

Diedre Lenihan, Atlanta Ga, actress (Wendy-Needles and Pins)

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