Historical Events In 1919
Sunday, 28 February 2021
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 In the year 1919 australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney.
Aug 13 In the year 1919 british troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350
Aug 13 In the year 1919 man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga)
Aug 13 In the year 1919 rex Humbard, televanglist
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 in the year 1919.
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 in the year 1919.
Aug 18 On this day in history walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71)
Aug 19 Afghanistan declares independence from UK on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 22 In the year 1919 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 in the year 1919.
Aug 23 In the year 1919 james Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord)
Aug 24 "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer on this day in history.
Aug 24 Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning on this day in history.
Aug 25 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London) on this day in history.
Aug 25 Commercial air passenger service begins between England and Paris on this day in history.
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 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 Louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies on this day in history.
Aug 28 Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line) on this day in history.
Aug 28 On this day in history general John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa
Aug 28 In the year 1919 louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies
Aug 29 On this day in history 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.