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Notable Historical Events for May 19th

1985Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic

1963Mickey Wright wins LPGA Muskogee Civitan Golf Open

201321st Billboard Music Awards: Taylor Swift, Red win

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

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

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

1912AL Pres Ban Johnson tells Tigers if they continue protest of Ty Cobb's suspension, they will be banned from baseball

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

1506Columbus selects his son Diego as sole heir

1865President Jefferson Davis is captured by Union Cavalry in Georgia

May 19th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 19th

1942Gary Kildall, creator of CP/M

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

1945Peter Townshend, England, rock guitarist/vocalist/composer (The Who-Tommy)

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

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

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

May 19th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on May 19th

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

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

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

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

May 19th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on May 19th

1898William Ewart Gladstone, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1809)

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

May 19th Deaths
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