May 19, 1928 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • "Firedamp" explodes in Mather Pa coal mine killing 195 of 273 miners
  • 51 frogs enter 1st annual "Frog Jumping Jubilee" (Angel's Camp, Cal)

Birthdays in History

  • Colin Chapman, English automotive engineer and founder of Lotus Cars, born in Richmond (d. 1982)
  • Pol Pot, Cambodian dictator (d. 1998)

Deaths in History

  • Max Scheler, German philosopher, dies at 53