On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday

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, composer