On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 2011

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Samuel C. C. Ting
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Samuel C. C. Ting

Famous Deaths

  • Garret FitzGerald, Irish politician and former Taoiseach (b. 1926)
  • 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? 9 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus