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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.  

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

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1919 birth of al "Jazbo" Collins, NYC, DJ (Tonight! America After Dark)  

Jan 04   Havelock Henry Trevor Hudson, underwriter (Lloyd's of London) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1919.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59  

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

Jan 16   Jaroslav Jeremias, composer, dies at 19 in the year 1919.  

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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