On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1951

Historical Events

Sports History

76th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Bold wins in 1:56.4

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Slater, American professional wrestler
  • James Boyer, American audio engineer and record producer (Peter Cetera; Billy Joel; George Benson), born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania
  • Joey Ramone [Jeffrey Hyman], American punk rock singer and musician (The Ramones - "I Wanna Be Sedated"; Blitzkrieg Bop"; solo -"What a Wonderful World") (d. 2001)
1951 Highlights

About May 19, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus