On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1934

Historical Events

  • Military coup by Colonel Damian Veltsjev in Bulgaria
  • Sherlock Holmes crossword puzzle in "Sat Review of Lit" Males who solved puzzle became members of Baker Street Irregulars

Famous Birthdays

  • David Sinclair, actor (Love & Hate)
  • James Charles Lehrer, news anchor (McNeil-Lehrer Report), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Jan Wijn, Dutch pianist
  • Ruskin Bond, Indian author
1934 Highlights

About May 19, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus