What Happened on May 19, 1929

Historical Events

Declaration of War

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

  • Cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium, crushes 2 people to death

Famous Birthdays

  • Curt Simmons, American baseball pitcher (3 x MLB All-Star; World Series 1964 St. Louis Cardinals; Philadelphia Phillies), born in Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania (d. 2022)
  • Harvey Cox, US theologist (Secular City)
  • John Stroger Chicago politician
  • Michael Adamis, Greek electroacoustic music composer, born in Piraeus, Greece (d. 2013)
Born in 1929

About May 19, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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