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Notable Historical Events for May 19th

1963Mickey Wright wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open

197527th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Robert Blake & Jean Marsh win

1984Pat LaFontaine scores 2 goals within 22 sec in an NHL playoff game

1985Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic

1983Weird Al Yankovic gives live performance at Wax Museum in Wash DC

1568English Queen Elizabeth I arrests Scottish queen Mary

1991Pat Bradley wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic

1885German chancellor Bismarck takes possession of Cameroon & Togoland

1828U.S. President John Quincy Adams signs the Tariff of 1828/Tariff of Abominations into law to protect industry in the North

1982Sophia Loren jailed in Naples for tax evasion

May 19th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 19th

1918Florence Chadwick, San Diego, swimmer (1st to swim English Channel both ways), (d. 1995)

1928Dolph Schayes, New York City New York, American basketball Hall of Famer (Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers)

1890Ho Chi Minh [Nguyễn Sinh Cung], Nghệ An Province, French Indochina, Vetnamese communist revolutionary and President of North Vietnam (1946-69)

1942Gary Kildall, creator of CP/M

1925Malcolm X, [Little], [Detroit Red], Omaha Nebraska, human rights activist and founder of the Black Muslims

1946André the Giant, French professional wrestler (d. 1993)

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Notable Weddings on May 19th

1908Prime Minister of Canada Louis St. Laurent (26) weds Jeanne Renault

1880Novelist Robert Louis Stevenson (29) weds Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne (40) in San Francisco

1997Film and stage actor Matthew Broderick (50) weds Sex and the City actress Sarah Jessica Parker (47) in New York

2012Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (28) weds his longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan at a small ceremony in Palo Alto, California

May 19th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on May 19th

1536Anne Boleyn, Queen of England and wife of Henry VIII, beheaded

1864Nathaniel Hawthorne, American writer (Scarlet Letter), dies at 59

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