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 This day in History - May 19
369 Historic Events for May 19
1946

Phillip Rudd, Melbourne, rock drummer (AC/DC-Rock 'n Roll Damnation)

Birth
1947

Jerry Hyman, Bkln, rock singer/trombonist (Blood Sweat and Tears)

Birth
1948

Tom Scott, LA, saxophonist/bandleader (Pat Sajak Show)

Birth
1948

Grace Jones, [Mendoza], Spanishtown Jamacia, singer/actress (Vamp)

Birth
1948

Jean-Pierre Haignere, France, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-17)

Birth
1949

Dusty Hill, rocker (ZZ Top)

Birth
1950

NY Times reports of worlds smallest and dumbest mechanical brain

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1951

UN begins counter offensive in Korea

Event
1951

77th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Bold wins in 1:56.4

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1952

Joey Ramone, [Jeffrey Hyman], rock drummer (Ramones-Baby I Love You)

Birth
1952

Barbara Loomis, rocker (BT Express)

Birth
1953

Nuclear explosion in Nevada (fall-out in St George, Utah)

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1953

Henry Lascelles, English grandson of princess Mary

Birth
1953

Damasco Berenguer y Fuste, Spanish gen/min of War, dies at 79

Death
1954

Postmaster General Summerfield approves CIA mail-opening project

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1954

Charles Edward Ives, US composer (Unanswered Question), dies at 79

Death
1954

Rick Cerone, Newark NJ, catcher (Yankees/Red Sox/Mets/Expos)

Birth
1954

Aart A van Schelven, church historian (Willem of Orange), dies at 73

Death
1955

Pierre J Thuot, Groton Conn, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut (STS 36, 49, 62)

Birth
1955

Ed Whitson, pitcher (NY Yankees, SD Padres)

Birth
1955

Atkinson and Depeiaza make 347 stand for 7th wkt WI v Australia

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1956

82nd Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Fabius wins in 1:58.4

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1956

Pirate Dale Long hits 9th-inning HR, 1st HR in 8 straight games

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1956

Martyn Ware, rocker (Heaven 17-Electric Dreams)

Birth
1956

Steve Ford, actor (Young and Restless)/son of Pres Gerald Ford

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