Saturday 19 May 1928
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dolph Schayes and Colin Chapman.
Across to Singapore, directed by William Nigh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 19 May 1928
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Which were the important events of 19 May 1928 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Dolph Schayes: American basketball player and coach (d. 2015).
- Anthony C B Chapman: England, United Kingdom -- Sports car builder / autoracer (Formula 1).
- Colin Chapman: English engineer and businessman founded Lotus Cars (d. 1982).
- Thomas Kennedy: English air marshal (d. 2013).
- Gil McDougald: American baseball player and coach (d. 2010).
- Firedamp explodes in Mather Pa coal mine killing 195 of 273 miners
- Explosion in coal mine in Mather, Pennsylvania, 195 die
- "Firedamp" explodes in Mather Pennsylvania coal mine killing 195 of 273 miners.