On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 2014

Historical Events

  • Decorated Dutch coach Louis van Gaal confirmed as manager of Manchester United; Ryan Giggs named assistant, confirms retirement as a player at age 40 after 963 games and English record 22 major trophies

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Brabham AO, OBE, Australian auto racer and team owner (World F1 champion 1959-60, 66), dies of liver disease at 88
  • Michael Aldrich, British inventor (Online shopping), dies at 72
2014 Highlights

About May 19, 2014

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Victoria Day (Canada)

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