On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Daisy A Day" by Jud Strunk hits #14
  • "Smith" opens at Eden Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 98th Preakness: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 1:54 - fastest Preakness race ever (recognized 2012)

Famous Birthdays

  • Andreas Johansson, Hofors SWE, NHL forward (Pitts, NY Islanders)