Historical Events In 1919
Saturday, 23 March 2019
Aug 11 Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83 in the year 1919.
Aug 11 In the year 1919 green Bay Packers football club founded
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 in the year 1919.
Aug 13 In the year 1919 british troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350
Aug 13 Man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga) on this day in history.
Aug 13 Rex Humbard, televanglist on this day in history.
Aug 14 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 on this day in history.
Aug 14 White Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game in the year 1919.
Aug 15 Huntz Hall, NYC, actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game) in the year 1919.
Aug 18 Anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois on this day in history.
Aug 18 In the year 1919 walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71)
Aug 19 In the year 1919 afghanistan declares independence from UK
Aug 19 Malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine) in the year 1919.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 22 On this day in history earl Cathcart, British major-general
Aug 23 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune in the year 1919.
Aug 23 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premiers in Chicago Tribune on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history james Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord)
Aug 24 "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer in the year 1919.
Aug 24 Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1919 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)
Aug 25 Commercial air passenger service begins between England and Paris in the year 1919.
Aug 25 George C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history the first scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)
Aug 26 Ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man) in the year 1919.
Aug 27 On this day in history john Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
Aug 27 In the year 1919 louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies
Aug 28 Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line) in the year 1919.
Aug 28 General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa in the year 1919.
Aug 28 In the year 1919 louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies
Aug 29 In the year 1919 prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars.
Aug 30 Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin in the year 1919.