On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1938

Famous Birthdays

  • Girish Karnad, Indian playwright and filmmaker (Tuglaq), born in Dharwad, British India (d. 2019)
  • James Bilbray, American lawyer and politician (Rep-D-Nevada 1987-95), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Mois├ęs da Costa Amaral, East Timorese leader, born in Fahinihan, East Timor (d. 1989)
  • [Brian Keith] Herbie Flowers, English bassist and session musician (Lou Reed, Harry Nilsson, T-Rex), born in Isleworth, England
1938 Highlights

About May 19, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus