On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday

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)