Historical Events In 1919
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Aug 11 In the year 1919 andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83
Aug 11 In the year 1919 green Bay Packers football club founded
Aug 12 Michael Kidd, [Milton Greenwald] choreographer (7 Brides for 7 Bros) on this day in history.
Aug 13 Australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney on this day in history.
Aug 13 On this day in history british troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350
Aug 13 Man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga) on this day in history.
Aug 13 Rex Humbard, televanglist on this day in history.
Aug 14 The first plane flight between Montreal and Quebec; takes 5 hours, now it takes the same time but we now include the time to get to and from the airports in the year 1919.
Aug 14 On this day in history white Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game
Aug 15 Huntz Hall, NYC, actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game) on this day in history.
Aug 18 Anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois in the year 1919.
Aug 18 Walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71) in the year 1919.
Aug 19 In the year 1919 afghanistan declares independence from UK
Aug 19 On this day in history malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine)
Aug 20 In the year 1919 gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies
Aug 20 Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for a .505 avg) in the year 1919.
Aug 22 Earl Cathcart, British major-general in the year 1919.
Aug 23 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premiers in Chicago Tribune
Aug 23 In the year 1919 james Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord)
Aug 24 In the year 1919 "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer
Aug 24 Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning on this day in history.
Aug 25 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London) on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history commercial air passenger service begins between England and Paris.
Aug 25 George C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate on this day in history.
Aug 25 The first scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London) in the year 1919.
Aug 26 In the year 1919 ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man)
Aug 27 John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston) on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1919 louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies
Aug 28 Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line) in the year 1919.
Aug 28 General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa on this day in history.
Aug 28 Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1919 prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars.
Aug 30 On this day in history ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin