On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 2011

Historical Events

Historic Event

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, project to search for dark matter, led by Samuel C. C. Ting, installed on the International Space Station

Famous Deaths

  • Garret FitzGerald, Irish politician and former Taoiseach (b. 1926)
  • Kathy Kirby, English singer (Secret Love), dies at 72
  • Phyllis Avery, American actress (Ruby Gentry, George Gobel Show, Mr Novak), dies at 88
2011 Highlights

About May 19, 2011

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus