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Historical Events In 1919

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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   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) 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 in the year 1919.  

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

Aug 15   In the year 1919 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   In the year 1919 walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71)  

Aug 19   Afghanistan declares independence from UK in the year 1919.  

Aug 19   In the year 1919 malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine)  

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

Aug 20   In the year 1919 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   "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune on this day in history.  

Aug 23   In the year 1919 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premiers in Chicago Tribune  

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 in the year 1919.  

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

Aug 25   In the year 1919 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) on this day in history.  

Aug 26   On this day in history 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   Louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies on this day in history.  

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   Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies in the year 1919.  

Aug 29   On this day in history prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars.  

Aug 30   In the year 1919 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   On this day in history birth of carole Landis, Fairchild WI, actress (One Million BC, Topper Returns)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of j[erome] D[avid] Salinger, NYC, novelist (Catcher in the Rye)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1919.  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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   Peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59 in the year 1919.  

Jan 15   In the year 1919 death of karl Liebknecht, Marxist revolutionary, murdered at 47  

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

Jan 18   On this day in history 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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