What Happened on May 19, 1935

Historical Events

Historic Event

English Cardinal John Fisher and statesman Thomas More, executed by Henry VIII, canonized as saints by Pope Pius XI

  • NFL adopts an annual college draft to begin in 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hartman, American actor and TV personality (Good Morning America), born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
  • Esmond Bulmer, English cider brewer, and Conservative Lower house leader
  • Fritz Rudolf Fries, German writer, born in Bilbao, Spain (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Martin Tornow Loeffler, German-American violinist and composer, dies at 74

T. E. LawrenceT. E. Lawrence (1888-1935)

British author, soldier and diplomat famous for his liaison role in Arabia during WWI, dies at 46, in a motorcycle accident in Dorset, England


1935 Highlights

About May 19, 1935

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 87 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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