Historical Events In 1919
Friday, 24 May 2019
Aug 11 Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83 in the year 1919.
Aug 11 Green Bay Packers football club founded on this day in history.
Aug 12 Michael Kidd, [Milton Greenwald] choreographer (7 Brides for 7 Bros) on this day in history.
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 British troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350 on this day in history.
Aug 13 On this day in history man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga)
Aug 13 Rex Humbard, televanglist on this day in history.
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 In the year 1919 white Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game
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 in the year 1919.
Aug 18 In the year 1919 walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71)
Aug 19 On this day in history afghanistan declares independence from UK
Aug 19 On this day in history malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine)
Aug 20 Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies in the year 1919.
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 In the year 1919 earl Cathcart, British major-general
Aug 23 On this day in history "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune
Aug 23 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premiers in Chicago Tribune on this day in history.
Aug 23 James Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord) on this day in history.
Aug 24 On this day in history "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer
Aug 24 Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning in the year 1919.
Aug 25 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London) in the year 1919.
Aug 25 On this day in history commercial air passenger service begins between England and Paris.
Aug 25 In the year 1919 george C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate
Aug 25 The first scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London) on this day in history.
Aug 26 Ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man) on this day in history.
Aug 27 John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston) on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1919 louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies
Aug 28 Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line) on this day in history.
Aug 28 In the year 1919 general John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa
Aug 28 On this day in history louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies
Aug 29 Prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1919 ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin