What Happened on May 19, 1934

Historical Events

  • Military coup by Colonel Damian Veltsjev in Bulgaria
  • Sherlock Holmes crossword puzzle in "Saturday Review of Literature"; males who solved puzzle became members of Baker Street Irregulars [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • David Sinclair, actor (Love & Hate)
  • James Charles Lehrer, news anchor (McNeil-Lehrer Report), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Jan Wijn, Dutch classical pianist and pedagogue, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 2022)
  • Ruskin Bond, Indian author
Born in 1934

About May 19, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 89 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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