On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" closes at Shubert NYC after 225 performances
  • Willy T. Ribbs becomes 1st African American driver to make Indianapolis 500

Famous Birthdays

  • Jordan Pruitt, American singer (The Voice), born in Loganville, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas L Mays, cartoonist (Punch), dies
  • Rini Otte, Dutch actress (Ergens in Nederland), dies at 74