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Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, May 19, 1941

May 19, 2011 | 11:50 am

  May 19, 1941, Ship Carrying Americans Sunk  

  May 19, 1941, Comics  

May 19, 1941: Lee Shippey announces his return, thanks the guest columnists who filled in for him and says he doesn’t plan to answer the get-well cards he received, despite the entreaties of his secretary.

Tom Treanor, who was killed covering World War II for The Times, witnesses the inauguration of Venezuelan President Isaias Medina.

COLUMBIA'S "TEXAS" SET AT A GLANCE: A score of gun-totin' desperadoes playing gin-rummy off set, and another in a far corner manicuring his nails ... Veteran film gunman George Bancroft teaching newcomer Glenn Ford to twirl a six-shooter on his trigger finger ... Bill Holden: "Easy life, eh? Look! Because my shirt's open in this movie, I had to shave the hair off my chest. Try that when the thermometer's at 90 degrees!"

  May 19, 1941, Lee Shippey  

  May 19, 1941, Tom Treanor  

  May 19, 1941, Jimmie Fidler