On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1931

Historical Events

  • Cruiser Deutschland launched in Kiel

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Anderson, British racing driver (d. 1967)
  • Eric Davidson, comedy scriptwriter
  • Eric Tappy, Swiss tenor
  • Ruben Radica, composer
  • Trevor Peacock, British stage and screen actor (The Vicar of Dibley - "Jim Trott"), screenwriter, and songwriter ("Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter"), born in Edmonton, Middlesex, England (d. 2021)
1931 Highlights

About May 19, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus