What Happened on May 19, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Abraham Pais, Dutch-born American physicist (d. 2000)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways), born in San Diego, California (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Raoul Lufbery, French-American World War I fighter pilot and flying ace (b. 1885)