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What Happened on May 19, 1881

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Person of interestMustafa Kemal Atatürk

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, 1st President of Turkey (1923-38) and founder of the Republic of Turkey, born in Salonica, Ottoman Empire (d. 1938) real date unknown this adopted to align with Turkish Independence Day

President and founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
President and founder of the Republic of Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

1881 Highlights

About May 19, 1881

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus