Historical Events In October - 19
Thursday, 19 September 2019
1932 On October - 19 lloyd Haynes, South Bend Indiana, actor (Pete Dixon-Room 222)
1932 Arthur Friedheim, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1933 On October - 19 berlin Olympic Committee vote to introduce basketball in 1936
1933 On October - 19 withdrawal of Germany from the League of Nations.
1933 Brian Booth, cricketer (dual Australian cricket/hockey international) on October - 19.
1934 On October - 19 david Guard, rocker (Kingston Trio)
1934 Johan J Arch, graphic artist (houtgravures), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1935 Mao Tse Tung's army reaches Shanxi on this day in history.
1936 On this day in history hR Ekins of "NY World-Telegram" beats 2 other reporters in a race around the world on commercial flights, by 18Â˝ days
1937 Betty Carver, wife of English fieldmarshal Bernard Montgomery, dies on this day in history.
1939 On October - 19 goering begins plunder through Nazi's occupied areas
1941 1st woman jockey in North America, Anna Lee Wiley in Mexico on this day in history.
1943 Theater Guild presentation of "Othello" opens on October - 19.
1943 Conference of foreign ministers in Moscow on this day in history.
1943 Adrianus M de Young, writer (Merijntje Gijzen's youth), murdered on this day in history.
1944 US forces land in Philipines on this day in history.
1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow on October - 19.
1945 On this day in history foundation of War Widow's Guild of Australia The guild's first president was Mrs Jessie Vasey, widow of Major-General GA Vasey, who had asked his wife to "look after the widows"
1947 On this day in history de Gaulles RPF wins French municipal elections
1948 On this day in history "My Romance" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 95 performances
1949 A's trade 2nd baseman Nellie Fox to White Sox for Joe Tipton on this day in history.
1950 On October - 19 uN forces entered the capital of North Korea
1950 Bird Building at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is dedicated on this day in history.
1950 Edna St Vincent Millay, poet/dramatist/feminist (Harp Weaver-Pulitzer Prize) on this day in history.
1951 On this day in history babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Texas Women's Golf Open
1952 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betty Jameson Golf Tournament on October - 19.
1953 On this day in history first jet transcontinental nonstop scheduled service
1953 On this day in history 1st jet transcontinental nonstop scheduled service
1954 On October - 19 egypt & Great Britain sign treaty; British troops departs
1955 John Hodiak, actress (Lifeboat, Battleground), dies at 41 on this day in history.
1957 On October - 19 maurice "Rocket" Richard, Montreal, Canada, became first NHLer to score 500 goals
1957 "Damn Yankees" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1,022 performances on October - 19.
1957 Vere G Childe, British archaeologist/prehistorian, dies at 65 on October - 19.
1958 On October - 19 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site