On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1948

Famous Birthdays

  • Grace Jones, Jamacian singer/actress (Vamp, A View to a Kill), born in Spanish Town, St. Catherine
  • Jean-Pierre Haignere, French cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-17)
  • Tom Scott, American saxophonist and composer (L.A. Express, The Blues Brothers), born in Los Angeles, California
1948 Highlights

About May 19, 1948

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus