This date in history 5-19-2021

This date in history for May 19.

1588: Spanish Armada sets sail to secure English Channel.

1864: President Lincoln proposes equal treatment of soldiers’ dependents.

1897: Oscar Wilde released after two years in prison.

1935: Lawrence of Arabia dies.

1943: FDR, Winston Churchill plot D-Day.

1967: Soviets ratify treaty banning nuclear weapons from outer space.

1975: New York’s Chinatown shut down to protest police brutality.

1997: Avian flu kills young boy.

2016: EgyptAir flight 804 disappears over the Mediterranean Sea.

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