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Historical Events In 1919

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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

Aug 11   On this day in history green Bay Packers football club founded  

Aug 12   In the year 1919 michael Kidd, [Milton Greenwald] choreographer (7 Brides for 7 Bros)  

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   On this day in history british troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350  

Aug 13   Man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga) in the year 1919.  

Aug 13   On this day in history rex Humbard, televanglist  

Aug 14   On this day in history 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 in the year 1919.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 20   Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies in the year 1919.  

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   In the year 1919 "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   James Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord) on this day in history.  

Aug 24   "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1919 cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning  

Aug 25   1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London) in the year 1919.  

Aug 25   Commercial air passenger service begins between England and Paris in the year 1919.  

Aug 25   On this day in history george C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate  

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

Aug 26   On this day in history ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man)  

Aug 27   In the year 1919 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   In the year 1919 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   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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1919

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1919 birth of bernard Drukker, Dutch organist/pianist/orch leader (Devil's Wheel)  

Jan 01   Carole Landis, Fairchild WI, actress (One Million BC, Topper Returns) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   J[erome] D[avid] Salinger, NYC, novelist (Catcher in the Rye) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1919 birth of jesse White, Buf NY, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Million Dollar Mermaid)  

Jan 04   Al "Jazbo" Collins, NYC, DJ (Tonight! America After Dark) was born in the year 1919.  

Jan 04   In the year 1919 birth of havelock Henry Trevor Hudson, underwriter (Lloyd's of London)  

Jan 05   In the year 1919 birth of severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist (d. 1992)  

Jan 06   In the year 1919 birth of sylvia Syms, US singer (Hello Dolly, Dream Girl, Them There Eyes)  

Famous Deaths In 1919

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1919 william W Campbell, Canadian poet (Ian of the Orcades), dies at 60  

Jan 04   Georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1843) died in the year 1919.  

Jan 06   In the year 1919 theodore Roosevelt, 26th Pres (1901-09), dies in NY at 60  

Jan 08   Peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of karl Liebknecht, Marxist revolutionary, murdered at 47  

Jan 16   In the year 1919 jaroslav Jeremias, composer, dies at 19  

Jan 18   In the year 1919 john C F, son of English king George V, dies at 13  

Jan 21   In the year 1919 death of gojong of Joseon, Emperor of Korea (b. 1852)  

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