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 Anthony C B Chapman and Colin Chapman.
Hangman's House, directed by June Collyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
while The Bridge of San Luis by Rey Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
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- 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
- 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).
- Dolph Schayes: American basketball player and coach (d. 2015).
- 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.
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