On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1996

Historical Events

  • STS 77 (Endeavour 11), launches into orbit

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni "John" Beradino, American MLB infielder (St. Louis Browns, Cleveland Indians) and actor (General Hospital), dies from pancreatic cancer at 79
  • Margaret Rawlings, actress (Roman Holiday), dies at 89
1996 Highlights

About May 19, 1996

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus