On This Day

May 17, 1919 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Music

  • Antonio Aguilar [Barraza], Mexican singer, producer and actor (Emiliano Zapata) who popularized the Mexican equestrian sport la charrería, born in Villanueva, Zacatecas, Mexico (d. 2007)

Deaths in Music

  • Bohumil Pazdirek, composer, dies at 80
1919 in Music