On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1911

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Maurice Ravel's opera "L'Heure Espagnole" premieres in Paris

Composer and Pianist Maurice Ravel
Composer and Pianist
Maurice Ravel
  • Philadelphia Athletics are 12½ games back in AL, & will win World Series
1911 Highlights

About May 19, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus