Historical Events In 1919
Friday, 18 June 2021
Aug 11 In the year 1919 andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83
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 In the year 1919 australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 13 Rex Humbard, televanglist in the year 1919.
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 In the year 1919 anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois
Aug 18 Walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71) on this day in history.
Aug 19 Afghanistan declares independence from UK on this day in history.
Aug 19 Malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine) in the year 1919.
Aug 20 Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies on this day in history.
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 Earl Cathcart, British major-general in the year 1919.
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 James Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord) on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1919 "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer
Aug 24 In the year 1919 cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning
Aug 25 In the year 1919 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)
Aug 25 On this day in history commercial air passenger service begins between England and Paris.
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 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) in the year 1919.
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 On this day in history general John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa
Aug 28 Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies in the year 1919.
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.