On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1941

Historical Events

  • Germany occupiers in Holland forbid bicycle taxis
  • New Nazi battleship Bismarck leaves Gdynia, Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • Jane Brody, writer/nutritionist
  • Jimmy Hoffa Jr, son of Jimmy Hoffa/Teamster union leader
  • Marc-Antonio Consoli, composer
  • Nora Ephron, NY, novelist/screenwriter/director (Michael, Heartburn), (d. 2012)
1941 Highlights

About May 19, 1941

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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