Historical Events In 1919
Friday, 16 November 2018
Oct 07 First London-Amsterdam airline service begins (Brit Aerial Transport) in the year 1919.
Oct 07 On this day in history gabriel Dell, Barbados, actor (Steve Allen Show)
Oct 07 The Worlds oldest airline KLM is established in Holland on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 1919 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 On this day in history rezso Sugar, composer
Oct 10 On this day in history gerald Etheridge Gomez, cricketer (post-war WI all-rounder)
Oct 10 Richard Strauss & Hugo van Hofmannsthals premieres in Vienna on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history 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 in the year 1919.
Oct 11 The first transcontinental air race ends in the year 1919.
Oct 12 In the year 1919 andre Casanova, composer
Oct 13 In the year 1919 race riot at Elaine Arkansas
Oct 14 In the year 1919 edward L Feightner, US rear-admiral (WW II-Santa Cruz Islands)
Oct 14 In the year 1919 wilhelm von Siemens, German industrial/son of Werner, dies
Oct 15 In the year 1919 14 horses begin 300-mile race from Vt to Mass for $1000 prize money
Oct 15 Edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1919 radio Corporation of America (RCA) created
Oct 18 Pierre Elliott Trudeau, (L) 15th Canadian PM (1968-79, 1980-84) in the year 1919.
Oct 19 On this day in history 1st Distinguished Service Medal awarded to a woman
Oct 19 First Distinguished Service Medal awarded to a woman in the year 1919.
Oct 21 In the year 1919 claire Sterling, journalist
Oct 21 Sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1919.
Oct 22 Bruce F Cummings, English author (Enjoying Life), dies at 30 on this day in history.
Oct 22 Doris Lessing, Kermanshah Iran, novelist (Golden Notebook) in the year 1919.
Oct 23 In the year 1919 romberg & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC
Oct 26 On this day in history b C Hilliams musical "Buddies," premieres in NYC
Oct 26 On this day in history edward W Brooke, 1st black senator in over 80 yrs (Sen-R-Mass)
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.