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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1919

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of bernard Drukker, Dutch organist/pianist/orch leader (Devil's Wheel)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of carole Landis, Fairchild WI, actress (One Million BC, Topper Returns)  

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

Jan 03   Jesse White, Buf NY, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Million Dollar Mermaid) was born in the year 1919.  

Jan 04   In the year 1919 birth of al "Jazbo" Collins, NYC, DJ (Tonight! America After Dark)  

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

Jan 05   Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist (d. 1992) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Sylvia Syms, US singer (Hello Dolly, Dream Girl, Them There Eyes) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 08   Peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59 in the year 1919.  

Jan 15   Karl Liebknecht, Marxist revolutionary, murdered at 47 died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history jaroslav Jeremias, composer, dies at 19  

Jan 18   John C F, son of English king George V, dies at 13 in the year 1919.  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of gojong of Joseon, Emperor of Korea (b. 1852)  

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