On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1925

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy Provost, French Canadian actor (d. 2004)

Person of interestMalcolm X

Malcolm X [Little], African American human rights activist and Muslim minister, born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1965)

African American Activist Malcolm X
African American Activist
Malcolm X

Person of interestPol Pot

Pol Pot, Cambodian dictator (1976-79) and revolutionary who led the Khmer Rouge (1963-97), born in Prek Sbauv, Kampong Thom, Cambodia (d. 1998)

Dictator and Revolutionary Pol Pot
Dictator and Revolutionary
Pol Pot

Famous Deaths

  • Viking Eggeling, Swedish artist/filmmaker (Symphonie Diagonale) dies at 44
1925 Highlights

About May 19, 1925

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus