On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1926

Historical Events

  • French air force bombs Damascus Syria

Famous Birthdays

  • David Jacobs, British broadcaster (Juke Box Jury), born in London (d. 2013)
  • Paul Cooper, American classical music composer, and educator, born in Victoria, Illinois (d. 1996)
  • Swami Kriyananda, Indian teacher and author
1926 Highlights

About May 19, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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