What Happened on May 19th, 1962

Day of Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Bravo, Giovanni" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances
  • "John Birch Society" by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99
  • 87th Preakness: John Rotz aboard Greek Money wins in 1:56.2
  • Indonesian paratroopers land in New Guinea

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner's NL hit record with 3,431

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
MLB Shortshop Honus Wagner
MLB Shortshop
Honus Wagner
  • US performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric)

Famous Birthdays

  • Iain Harvie, Scottish rock guitarist (Nothing Ever Happens)

Famous Deaths

  • Gabriele M√ľnter, German expressionist painter