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Historical Events In 1919

Friday, 16 November 2018

Aug 11   In the year 1919 andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83  

Aug 11   Green Bay Packers football club founded in the year 1919.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history white Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game  

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 in the year 1919.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 19   Malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine) on this day in history.  

Aug 20   On this day in history gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies  

Aug 20   On this day in history 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)  

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   On this day in history "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premiers in Chicago Tribune  

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 in the year 1919.  

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) 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 in the year 1919.  

Aug 25   In the year 1919 the first scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)  

Aug 26   In the year 1919 ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man)  

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   On this day in history ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line)  

Aug 28   General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin  

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Famous Birthdays In 1919

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Bernard Drukker, Dutch organist/pianist/orch leader (Devil's Wheel) was born in the year 1919.  

Jan 01   Carole Landis, Fairchild WI, actress (One Million BC, Topper Returns) was born in the year 1919.  

Jan 01   J[erome] D[avid] Salinger, NYC, novelist (Catcher in the Rye) was born in the year 1919.  

Jan 03   Jesse White, Buf NY, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Million Dollar Mermaid) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of al "Jazbo" Collins, NYC, DJ (Tonight! America After Dark)  

Jan 04   Havelock Henry Trevor Hudson, underwriter (Lloyd's of London) was born in the year 1919.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist (d. 1992)  

Jan 06   Sylvia Syms, US singer (Hello Dolly, Dream Girl, Them There Eyes) was born in the year 1919.  

Famous Deaths In 1919

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   William W Campbell, Canadian poet (Ian of the Orcades), dies at 60 in the year 1919.  

Jan 04   In the year 1919 death of georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1843)  

Jan 06   Theodore Roosevelt, 26th Pres (1901-09), dies in NY at 60 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59  

Jan 15   Karl Liebknecht, Marxist revolutionary, murdered at 47 died in the year 1919.  

Jan 16   Jaroslav Jeremias, composer, dies at 19 in the year 1919.  

Jan 18   John C F, son of English king George V, dies at 13 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Gojong of Joseon, Emperor of Korea (b. 1852) died in the year 1919.  

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