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Historical Events In 1919

Friday, 24 May 2019

Aug 11   Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83 in the year 1919.  

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   Australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney on this day in history.  

Aug 13   British troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350 on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga)  

Aug 13   Rex Humbard, televanglist on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history afghanistan declares independence from UK  

Aug 19   On this day in history malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine)  

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) in the year 1919.  

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

Aug 23   James Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord) on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1919.  

Aug 25   On this day in history commercial air passenger service begins between England and Paris.  

Aug 25   In the year 1919 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   Ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man) on this day in history.  

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   Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line) on this day in history.  

Aug 28   In the year 1919 general John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa  

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   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   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   In the year 1919 birth of j[erome] D[avid] Salinger, NYC, novelist (Catcher in the Rye)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   William W Campbell, Canadian poet (Ian of the Orcades), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 16   Jaroslav Jeremias, composer, dies at 19 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   Gojong of Joseon, Emperor of Korea (b. 1852) died on this day in history.  

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