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Historical Events In 1919

Saturday, 21 May 2022

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   On this day in history the Worlds oldest airline KLM is established in Holland  

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 in the year 1919.  

Oct 08   The first transcontinental air race in the United States begins on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Rezso Sugar, composer on this day in history.  

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

Oct 10   On this day in history richard Strauss & Hugo van Hofmannsthals premieres in Vienna  

Oct 11   1st transcontinental air race ends on this day in history.  

Oct 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1919 the first transcontinental air race ends  

Oct 12   On this day in history andre Casanova, composer  

Oct 13   Race riot at Elaine Arkansas in the year 1919.  

Oct 14   Edward L Feightner, US rear-admiral (WW II-Santa Cruz Islands) in the year 1919.  

Oct 14   In the year 1919 wilhelm von Siemens, German industrial/son of Werner, dies  

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

Oct 15   In the year 1919 edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall)  

Oct 16   Charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday in the year 1919.  

Oct 17   John Moroney, cricketer (Australian opener 1949-51) in the year 1919.  

Oct 17   Radio Corporation of America (RCA) created on this day in history.  

Oct 18   Pierre Elliott Trudeau, (L) 15th Canadian PM (1968-79, 1980-84) in the year 1919.  

Oct 19   1st Distinguished Service Medal awarded to a woman on this day in history.  

Oct 19   In the year 1919 first Distinguished Service Medal awarded to a woman  

Oct 21   Claire Sterling, journalist in the year 1919.  

Oct 21   On this day in history sven August Korling, composer, dies at 77  

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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1919.  

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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   In the year 1919 birth of carole Landis, Fairchild WI, actress (One Million BC, Topper Returns)  

Jan 01   J[erome] D[avid] Salinger, NYC, novelist (Catcher in the Rye) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of jesse White, Buf NY, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Million Dollar Mermaid)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of al "Jazbo" Collins, NYC, DJ (Tonight! America After Dark)  

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   In the year 1919 william W Campbell, Canadian poet (Ian of the Orcades), dies at 60  

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 in the year 1919.  

Jan 08   Peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of karl Liebknecht, Marxist revolutionary, murdered at 47  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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