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What Happened on May 19, 1890

Famous Birthdays

Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh [Nguyễn Sinh Cung], Vetnamese communist revolutionary and President of North Vietnam (1946-69), born in Nghệ An Province, French Indochina (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Gus Kempis, South African cricketer (South Africa's 1st Test), dies of fever at 24
1890 Highlights

About May 19, 1890

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus