What Happened on May 19, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time)
  • French counter attack at Pronne under Gen De Gaulle

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos Diegues, actor (Xica)
  • Frank Lorenzo, airline executive (Continental, Texas Air, Eastern)
  • Jan Janssen, Dutch cyclist
  • Joan Staley, playmate (Nov, 1958)
  • Mickey Newbury, rocker