On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Girish Karnad, Indian playwright and filmmaker (Tuglaq), born in Dharwad, British India (d. 2019)
  • Herbie [Brian] Flowers, English musician (bass line for "Walk on the Wild Side"), born in Isleworth, England
  • 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 (Blue Mink, T-Rex), born in Isleworth, Middlesex