On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1929

Historical Events

BattleDeclaration of War

Chinese warlord Feng Yuxiang declares war on Chiang Kai-shek's nationalist government

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • Cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium, crushes 2 people to death

Famous Birthdays

  • Harvey Cox, US theologist (Secular City)
  • John Stroger Chicago politician
  • Michael Adamis, Greek electroacoustic music composer, born in Piraeus, Greece (d. 2013)
1929 Highlights

About May 19, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Taurus