On This Day: May 19th
This is 139th day of the year and 226 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—14 Iyyar 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 15th day of the 4th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Ho Chi MinhVietnamese President
Johns Hopkinsfinancier and philanthropist
Nora Ephronscreenwriter, director
Pete Townshendmusician; composer
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.