On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1942

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Braves Paul Waner is 3rd NLer to get 3,000 hits (Anson & Wagner)

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestGary Kildall

Gary Kildall, American computer scientist and entrepreneur who created the CP/M operating system, born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1994)

Computer scientist Gary Kildall
Computer scientist
Gary Kildall
  • James Topping, author of CP/M
  • Robert Kilroy-Silk, British politician and television presenter

Famous Deaths

  • Nicoline Magdalene Roll Anker, Norwegian author (Enken), dies at 69