On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 2019

Historical Events

  • 64th Eurovision Song Contest won by Duncan Laurence of the Netherlands
  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Bethpage State Park: Defending champion Brooks Koepka leads wire-to-wire; wins despite 5 bogeys on last 8 holes by 2 strokes from world #1 Dustin Johnson
  • Sprinter Dutee Chand comes out as India's first openly gay professional athlete
  • US billionaire Robert F. Smith announces he will pay off college loans of nearly 400 students of the graduating class of Morehouse College, Atlanta

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Janson, Norwegian jazz and classical pianist and composer (Passacaglia Vendetta; Variations over Variations on a Norwegian Folk Tune), dies at 82
2019 Highlights

About May 19, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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