On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1918

Historical Events

  • Wash 1st Sunday game, Senators beat Cleveland 1-0 in 18 innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Abraham Pais, Dutch-born American physicist (d. 2000)

Florence Chadwick

Florence Chadwick, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways), born in San Diego, California (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Gervais Raoul Lufbery, French-American World War I fighter pilot and flying ace, dies at 33
1918 Highlights

About May 19, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus