On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1919

Historical Events

  • Afghanistan Emir Amanoellah begins war against Great Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cullen Murphy, American comic strip artist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • Pete Seeger, American folk singer (The Weavers - "Goodnight Irene") and activist, helped create the modern American folk music movement, born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)
1919 Highlights

About May 3, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus