On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1992

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Some Gave All" debut album by Billy Ray Cyrus is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1993)
  • 27th Amendment ratified, prohibits Congress from raising its salary
  • Amy Fisher shoots Mary Jo Buttafuoco in the face in an altercation over an affair with her husband, in Massapequa, New York
  • Englishman Dave Gauder, 224 lbs, pulls 196 ton jumbo jet, 3 inches
  • US VP Dan Quayle attacks Murphy Brown for being a single mother and as a poor example of family values

Famous Birthdays

  • Sam Smith, English singer-songwriter (Stay with Me), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Vogt, German composer, dies at 81