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Historical Events In 1919

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Oct 07   First London-Amsterdam airline service begins (Brit Aerial Transport) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la Robe), dies  

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   Gerald Etheridge Gomez, cricketer (post-war WI all-rounder) in the year 1919.  

Oct 10   Richard Strauss & Hugo van Hofmannsthals premieres in Vienna in the year 1919.  

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

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 in the year 1919.  

Oct 11   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Wilhelm von Siemens, German industrial/son of Werner, dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday  

Oct 17   In the year 1919 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   On this day in history first Distinguished Service Medal awarded to a woman  

Oct 21   On this day in history 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 in the year 1919.  

Oct 22   On this day in history doris Lessing, Kermanshah Iran, novelist (Golden Notebook)  

Oct 23   On this day in history 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   Edward W Brooke, 1st black senator in over 80 yrs (Sen-R-Mass) on this day in history.  

Oct 27   On this day in history axeman of New Orleans claims last victim  

Oct 27   On this day in history john Harry, cricket wicketkeeper (Aust one Test 1895, one catch), dies  

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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   Carole Landis, Fairchild WI, actress (One Million BC, Topper Returns) was born in the year 1919.  

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist (d. 1992)  

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   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   Peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1919 death of gojong of Joseon, Emperor of Korea (b. 1852)  

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