On This Day

May 19, 1935 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

BeatificationCanonization

English Cardinal John Fisher and statesman Thomas More, executed by Henry VIII, canonized as saints by Pope Pius XI

King of England Henry VIII
King of England
Henry VIII
259th Pope Pius XI
259th Pope
Pius XI

Birthdays in History

  • Esmond Bulmer, English cider brewer, and Conservative Lower house leader
  • Fritz Rudolf Fries, German writer, born in Bilbao, Spain (d. 2014)

Deaths in History

Person of interestT. E. Lawrence

T. E. Lawrence [Lawrence of Arabia], British author, soldier and diplomat famous for his liaison role in Arabia during WWI, dies at 46, in a motorcycle accident in Dorset, England

Soldier and Writer T. E. Lawrence
Soldier and Writer
T. E. Lawrence
1935 in History