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What Happened on May 19, 1873

Famous Birthdays

  • Federico Gerdes, Peruvian pianist, composer, and educator (founder and first director of the National Conservatory of Music,1909-26), born in Tacna, Peru (d. 1953)
1873 Highlights

About May 19, 1873

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus