On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1946

Historical Events

  • Dutch Cooperation for Sexual Reform (NVSH) forms in Amsterdam

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAndré the Giant

André the Giant, French professional wrestler, born in Grenoble, France (d. 1993)

Professional Wrestler André the Giant
Professional Wrestler
André the Giant
  • Claude Lelièvre, Belgian commissioner for children's rights
  • Diedre Lenihan, actress (Wendy-Needles & Pins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Michele Placido, Foggia Italy, actor (La Lupa, Poliziotti)

Famous Deaths

  • Booth Tarkington, American novelist (b. 1869)
1946 Highlights

About May 19, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 8 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus