What Happened on May 19, 1895

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Hay Malotte, American pianist, organist, composer (Disney staff, 1930's; The Lord's Prayer), and educator, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1964)
  • Cecil Gray, Scottish composer and music critic (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Jose Marti y Perez, Cuban poet (Versos sencillos) essayist and politician (fought for independence from Spain), dies fighting the Battle of Dos Rios at 42
1895 Highlights

About May 19, 1895

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 127 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus