On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1994

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Egyptian actor Omar Sharif suffers a mild heart attack
  • Final Episode of TV drama "LA Law" after 8 year run
  • Tennis star Jennifer Capriati (18), checks into a drug rehab center

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Morgan, American comedian and TV panelist (I've Got a Secret, Arena), dies of cancer at 74

Person of interestJacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American 1st lady (1961-63), dies of cancer at 64

  • Jacques Ellul, French writer and philosopher , dies at 82
  • Luis Ocana, Spanish cyclist (Tour de France 1973), commits suicide at 48