Historical Events In 1919
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Aug 11 On this day in history andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83
Aug 11 On this day in history green Bay Packers football club founded
Aug 12 On this day in history michael Kidd, [Milton Greenwald] choreographer (7 Brides for 7 Bros)
Aug 13 Australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney in the year 1919.
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) in the year 1919.
Aug 13 On this day in history rex Humbard, televanglist
Aug 14 On this day in history 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
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 In the year 1919 anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois
Aug 18 Walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71) on this day in history.
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 Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1919 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)
Aug 22 In the year 1919 earl Cathcart, British major-general
Aug 23 In the year 1919 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune
Aug 23 On this day in history "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premiers in Chicago Tribune
Aug 23 James Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord) on this day in history.
Aug 24 "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1919 cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning
Aug 25 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London) in the year 1919.
Aug 25 On this day in history commercial air passenger service begins between England and Paris.
Aug 25 In the year 1919 george C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate
Aug 25 The first scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London) in the year 1919.
Aug 26 On this day in history ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man)
Aug 27 John Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston) in the year 1919.
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 In the year 1919 general John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa
Aug 28 In the year 1919 louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies
Aug 29 Prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars in the year 1919.
Aug 30 Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin in the year 1919.