May 19 in History
1536May 19, 1536:
The mother of Queen Elizabeth I and wife of King Henry VIII is beheaded after being found guilty for adultery and incest.
1571May 19, 1571:
Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, an explorer from Spain establishes Manila in the Philippines.
1958May 19, 1958:
The soundtrack album of “South Pacific” rises to the number one chart position.
1982May 19, 1982:
Actress Sophia Loren is sentenced to one month in prison for tax evasion.
1987May 19, 1987:
- May 19, 1987:
Director Spike Lee’s film, “Do the Right Thing” premieres at the Cannes Film Festival
1994May 19, 1994:
Former US first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis dies.
2001May 19, 2001:
The first two Apple Inc. stores open: one each in Glendale, California and McLean, Virginia.
2018May 19, 2018:
Prince Harry of England marries American actress Megan Markle.