On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1878

Historical Events

  • Blanche Kelso Bruce appointed register of treasury by President Garfield

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam von Ahn Carse, British composer and instrument collector, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (d. 1958)
1878 Highlights

About May 19, 1878

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 143 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus