On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1945

Historical Events

  • Start of the 1st Victory Test Cricket between England & Aust Services

Famous Birthdays

Pete Townshend

Peter Townshend, British rock guitarist, composer, and vocalist (The Who - Tommy; "My Generation": "Won't Get Fooled Again"; solo - "Let My Love Open the Door"), born in Chiswick, Middlesex, England

Famous Deaths

  • Philipp Bouhler, German nazi leader (b. 1889)
1945 Highlights

About May 19, 1945

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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