What Happened on May 17, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • War Department (UK) orders use of National Star Insignia on all airplanes.

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Aguilar, Mexican singer and actor (d. 2007)
  • Merle Miller, American biographer (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Bohumil Pazdirek, composer, dies at 80
  • Guido von List, German occult author (b. 1848)