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Historical Events In 1919

Sunday, 19 January 2020

Oct 07   In the year 1919 first London-Amsterdam airline service begins (Brit Aerial Transport)  

Oct 07   Gabriel Dell, Barbados, actor (Steve Allen Show) in the year 1919.  

Oct 07   The Worlds oldest airline KLM is established in Holland on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history bill Anderson, cricketer (played in 1st NZ-Aust Test 1946)  

Oct 08   Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la Robe), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1919 the first transcontinental air race in the United States begins.  

Oct 09   In the year 1919 rezso Sugar, composer  

Oct 10   On this day in history gerald Etheridge Gomez, cricketer (post-war WI all-rounder)  

Oct 10   In the year 1919 richard Strauss & Hugo van Hofmannsthals premieres in Vienna  

Oct 11   In the year 1919 1st transcontinental air race ends  

Oct 11   In the year 1919 art Blakey, Pitts PA, drummer (Billy Eckstine Band, Jazz Messengers)  

Oct 11   The first ever 'inflight' meals are served on a flight from London to Paris on this day in history.  

Oct 11   The first transcontinental air race ends in the year 1919.  

Oct 12   Andre Casanova, composer in the year 1919.  

Oct 13   On this day in history race riot at Elaine Arkansas  

Oct 14   Edward L Feightner, US rear-admiral (WW II-Santa Cruz Islands) on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Wilhelm von Siemens, German industrial/son of Werner, dies in the year 1919.  

Oct 15   14 horses begin 300-mile race from Vt to Mass for $1000 prize money in the year 1919.  

Oct 15   On this day in history edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall)  

Oct 16   In the year 1919 charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday  

Oct 17   On this day in history john Moroney, cricketer (Australian opener 1949-51)  

Oct 17   Radio Corporation of America (RCA) created in the year 1919.  

Oct 18   On this day in history pierre Elliott Trudeau, (L) 15th Canadian PM (1968-79, 1980-84)  

Oct 19   1st Distinguished Service Medal awarded to a woman in the year 1919.  

Oct 19   First Distinguished Service Medal awarded to a woman on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Claire Sterling, journalist on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Oct 22   On this day in history bruce F Cummings, English author (Enjoying Life), dies at 30  

Oct 22   Doris Lessing, Kermanshah Iran, novelist (Golden Notebook) on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Romberg & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC in the year 1919.  

Oct 26   B C Hilliams musical "Buddies," premieres in NYC in the year 1919.  

Oct 26   Edward W Brooke, 1st black senator in over 80 yrs (Sen-R-Mass) in the year 1919.  

Oct 27   In the year 1919 axeman of New Orleans claims last victim  

Oct 27   John Harry, cricket wicketkeeper (Aust one Test 1895, one catch), dies on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1919 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   Jesse White, Buf NY, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Million Dollar Mermaid) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Al "Jazbo" Collins, NYC, DJ (Tonight! America After Dark) was born in the year 1919.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 15   Karl Liebknecht, Marxist revolutionary, murdered at 47 died in the year 1919.  

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   Gojong of Joseon, Emperor of Korea (b. 1852) died in the year 1919.  

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