What Happened on May 14, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 44th Preakness: Johnny Loftus aboard Sir Barton wins in 1:53
  • Pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical In hac tanta

Famous Birthdays

  • Heloise Bowles, columnist Heloise's mother (Hints from Heloise)
  • John Hope, American meteorologist (d. 2002)
  • Maarten Vrolijk, Dutch soc-dem party minister (CRM 1965-66)
  • Solange Chaput-Rolland, French-Canadian journalist and politician (d. 2001)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestHenry John Heinz

Henry John Heinz, founder of the H. J. Heinz Company, dies at 74

Founder of Heinz Henry John Heinz
Founder of Heinz
Henry John Heinz