On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1946

Day of the Week: Sunday

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)