Wednesday May 21, 1919: on this day

May 21, 1919 was the 141st day of the year 1919, under the sign of Gemini and the day of the week was Wednesday.

Is May 21, 1919 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on May 21, 1919, who was born and died on May 21, 1919, what holidays and observances are celebrated on May 21, 1919, which were the most popular songs (ex. Calling Me Home to You by John McCormack), movies (e.g. True Heart Susie, directed by D.W. Griffith), TV series books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 21st, 1919 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was May 21, 1919?

May 21, 1919 was a Wednesday and it was the 141st day of the year 1919 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 21, 1919 can also be written as 5/21/1919 in the US and as 21/5/1919 in UK and Europe.


May 21, 1919: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 21st is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 21, 1919: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 21, 1919 is Goat and the associated element is Earth.

Discover the Goat personality and how the Earth Element might affect a person's traits and compatibility with other signs according to the Chinese zodiac.

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Discover the planets positions on May 21st, 1919 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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May 21, 1919: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on May 21, 1919 was Last Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 21, 1919 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 21, 1919 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 52% full, rising at 12:30 am and setting at 12:24 pm.

The previous full moon was on May 15, 1919 while the next full moon would come on Jun 13, 1919.

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Your place in the Universe on May 21, 1919

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Who was born on May 21, 1919?

Famous people born on May 21, 1919:

  • George P. Mitchell

    American businessman and philanthropist (d. 2013).

  • Mark Wood

    Bishop (ludlow).

  • George Gobel


  • Lord Maxwell

    Senator/professor (college for justice scotland).

  • Élina Labourdette

    French actress, who was killed at mesnil-le-roi on september 30, 2014.

  • Luigi Vitto
  • Anna Arena

Whose famous birthday is on May 21st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 21st:

  • Raymond Burr
    Raymond Burr

    Raymond Burr was a Canadian-American actor who also served as a politician in California.

  • Tom Daley
    Tom Daley

    Tom daley is an english diver and olympian known for his success in the sport, including winning multiple medals at the olympic games.

  • Nick Cassavetes
    Nick Cassavetes

    American screenwriter and actor.

  • Fats Waller
    Fats Waller

    American musician (born 1904).

  • Kay Kendall
    Kay Kendall

    British actress genevieve dies from leukemia at 32.

  • Mutya Buena
    Mutya Buena

    English singer-songwriter (sugababes, mutya keisha siobhan).

  • Al Franken
    Al Franken

    He is an american comedian, writer, and us senator.

  • Fairuza Balk
    Fairuza Balk

    Fairuza balk is an american actress known for her roles in the craft and gas food lodging.

  • Judge Reinhold
    Judge Reinhold

    Judge reinhold is an american actor known for his roles in popular films such as beverly hills cop and the santa clause.

  • Eduardo Verástegui
    Eduardo Verástegui

    Eduardo verástegui is a mexican actor, singer, and producer known for his roles in films such as bella and chasing papi.

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May 21, 1919: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 104 years 11 months old,

or 1259 months and 1 day old,

or 5474 weeks and 5 days old,

or 38323 days old,

if you were born on May 21, 1919.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 21, 1919?

There are 29 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday May 21st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 21, 1919?

You belong to the Greatest Generation if you were born on May 21, 1919.


May 21, 1919: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on May 21, 1919:

  • Evgraf Fedorov

    Russian crystallographer and mineralogist, mathematician (d. 1919).

  • Yevgraf Fyodorov

    Russian mathematician (born 1853).

  • Evgraf Stepanovič Fëdorov
  • Lamar Johnstone
  • Ottavio Ragni
  • Victor Segalen

What famous deaths happened on May 21st?

Famous deaths on May 21st:

  • John Garfield
    John Garfield

    American actor who starred in 31 films between 1938 and 1951.

  • John Gielgud
    John Gielgud

    English actor, director, and producer (d. 2000).

  • Vaughn Monroe
    Vaughn Monroe

    American musician, singer and bandleader in the aeur40s.

  • Andrea Leeds
    Andrea Leeds

    Actress (stage door and earthbound), dies at 70 from cancer.

  • Seville

    Spanish explorer who led the first expedition to circumnavigate the globe.

  • Jane Addams

    American feminist and social worker.

  • Dovey Roundtree

    Trailblazing African American civil rights activist and lawyer.

  • Tyronza Cornelius

    Renowned author known for their impactful storytelling.

  • Dovey Johnson Roundtree

    Pioneering African American civil rights activist and attorney.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on May 21st


May 21, 1919: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on May 21, 1919:

  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Dia de la Afrocolombianidad marks the abolition of slavery in Colombia.
  • Navy Day (Dfa de las Glorias Navales) in Chile.

Observances on May 21, 1919:

  • International Tea Day
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

Saints celebrated on May 21, 1919:

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
  • Saint Goderik
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May 21, 1919: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 21, 1919 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 19th and May 25th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

May 21, 1919: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 21, 1919 was Calling Me Home to You by John McCormack, according to the music chart for the week May 19th and May 25th.

May 21, 1919: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 21, 1919 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 19th and May 25th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Calling Me Home to You

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May 21, 1919: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 21, 1919 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

True Heart Susie

True Heart Susie

Release year: 1919

Directed by: D.W. Griffith

Starring: Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Wilbur Higby, Loyola O'Connor

Country: United States of America

Different from the Others

Different from the Others

Release year: 1919

Directed by: Richard Oswald

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Leo Connard, Ilse von Tasso-Lind, Alexandra Willegh

Country: United States of America

The Busher

The Busher

Release year: 1919

Directed by: Jerome Storm

Starring: Charles Ray, Colleen Moore, John Gilbert, Jay Morley

The Red Lantern

The Red Lantern

Release year: 1919

Directed by: Albert Capellani

Starring: Alla Nazimova, Noah Beery, Charles Bryant, Edward Connelly

Yankee Doodle in Berlin

Yankee Doodle in Berlin

Release year: 1919

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Bothwell Browne, Ford Sterling, Malcolm St. Clair, Bert Roach


Who was the US President on May 21, 1919?

On May 21, 1919 the US President was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 21, 1919?

On May 21, 1919 the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on May 21, 1919?

On May 21, 1919 the Pope was Benedict XV.


What is special about May 21st?

May 21st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 21st day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 21st, such as:

  • 2019 - An ambush occurred at 12th mile on khonsa deomali road in tirap district, arunachal pradesh. eleven people were killed.
  • 2018 - Economy of japan: sony has agreed to a $2.3billion deal in which they will purchase a controlling stake in emi music publishing. this deal will allow sony to indirectly own 90% the music publisher and its 2 million songs.
  • 2017 - War in afghanistan (2001-present: at least 20 afghan police officers are killed in a taliban raid in southern afghanistan.

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What happened in 1919?

1919 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Rhineland Republic forms in Wiesbaden
  • 1st class postage drops from 3 cents to 2 cents
  • Scheveningen soccer team forms in Scheveningen

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What was the calendar for May 1919?

May 1919 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how May 1919 calendar looked like.

Wednesday May 21, 1919