What Happened on May 19, 1897

Historical Events

Oscar Wilde Released

Oscar Wilde is released from Reading Gaol

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Luke, American World War I pilot (d. 1918)
  • Jerome Travers, American golfer (US Open 1915), born in NYC, NY (d. 1951)
Born in 1897
1897 Highlights

About May 19, 1897

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus