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Historical Events In 1919

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

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

Oct 07   In the year 1919 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 in the year 1919.  

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

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 in the year 1919.  

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

Oct 11   Art Blakey, Pitts PA, drummer (Billy Eckstine Band, Jazz Messengers) in the year 1919.  

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

Oct 11   In the year 1919 the first transcontinental air race ends  

Oct 12   Andre Casanova, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Race riot at Elaine Arkansas on this day in history.  

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   Edwin C Tubb, Brits sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall) in the year 1919.  

Oct 16   On this day in history charles Harford Lloyd, composer, dies on 70th birthday  

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

Oct 17   On this day in history radio Corporation of America (RCA) created  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1919.  

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

Oct 23   On this day in history romberg & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC  

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

Oct 26   On this day in history edward W Brooke, 1st black senator in over 80 yrs (Sen-R-Mass)  

Oct 27   Axeman of New Orleans claims last victim on this day in history.  

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   Bernard Drukker, Dutch organist/pianist/orch leader (Devil's Wheel) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1919.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history death of georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1843)  

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

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

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   In the year 1919 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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