Historical Events In 1919
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
Aug 11 Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83 in the year 1919.
Aug 11 On this day in history green Bay Packers football club founded
Aug 12 Michael Kidd, [Milton Greenwald] choreographer (7 Brides for 7 Bros) in the year 1919.
Aug 13 Australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney on this day in history.
Aug 13 On this day in history british troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350
Aug 13 On this day in history man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga)
Aug 13 In the year 1919 rex Humbard, televanglist
Aug 14 In the year 1919 the first plane flight between Montreal and Quebec; takes 5 hours, now it takes the same time but we now include the time to get to and from the airports
Aug 14 White Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history huntz Hall, NYC, actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game)
Aug 18 Anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois on this day in history.
Aug 18 Walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71) in the year 1919.
Aug 19 Afghanistan declares independence from UK in the year 1919.
Aug 19 Malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine) in the year 1919.
Aug 20 In the year 1919 gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies
Aug 20 Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for a .505 avg) in the year 1919.
Aug 22 On this day in history earl Cathcart, British major-general
Aug 23 In the year 1919 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune
Aug 23 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premiers in Chicago Tribune in the year 1919.
Aug 23 James Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord) on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1919 "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer
Aug 24 Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)
Aug 25 In the year 1919 commercial air passenger service begins between England and Paris.
Aug 25 George C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1919 the first scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)
Aug 26 On this day in history ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man)
Aug 27 On this day in history john Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
Aug 27 On this day in history louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies
Aug 28 On this day in history ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line)
Aug 28 General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa in the year 1919.
Aug 28 Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies in the year 1919.
Aug 29 Prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars in the year 1919.
Aug 30 Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin on this day in history.