On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1912

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

AL President Ban Johnson tells Tigers if they continue protest of Ty Cobb's suspension, they will be banned from baseball

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Deaths

  • BolesÅ‚aw Prus, Polish writer (The Outpost), dies at 64
  • Eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiosperms), dies at 68
1912 Highlights

About May 19, 1912

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus