On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1930

Historical Events

  • White women win voting rights in South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans Kox, Dutch composer (Dorian Gray; Symphony No. 4 - "Tasmanian"), and educator, born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 2019)
  • Lorraine Hansberry, playwright (Raisin in the Sun)
1930 Highlights

About May 19, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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