On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1969

Famous Birthdays

  • Cecile Ulbrich Tucker, Warren Maine, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • David Wharton, Warminster PA, US Olympic swimmer (Olympic silver 1988)
  • Richard Dumas, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)

Famous Deaths

  • Coleman Hawkins, American jazz musician who virtually created tenor saxophone for jazz, dies at 64
1969 Highlights

About May 19, 1969

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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