Historical Events In 1919
Sunday, 15 December 2019
Aug 11 Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83 in the year 1919.
Aug 11 In the year 1919 green Bay Packers football club founded
Aug 12 In the year 1919 michael Kidd, [Milton Greenwald] choreographer (7 Brides for 7 Bros)
Aug 13 In the year 1919 australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney.
Aug 13 In the year 1919 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 Rex Humbard, televanglist in the year 1919.
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 on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1919 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 Afghanistan declares independence from UK on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine)
Aug 20 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Aug 22 On this day in history earl Cathcart, British major-general
Aug 23 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune in the year 1919.
Aug 23 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premiers in Chicago Tribune on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Commercial air passenger service begins between England and Paris on this day in history.
Aug 25 George C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate in the year 1919.
Aug 25 The first scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London) in the year 1919.
Aug 26 Ronny Graham, Phila Pa, actor (Bob Crane Show, Chico & the Man) in the year 1919.
Aug 27 On this day in history john Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
Aug 27 Louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies in the year 1919.
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 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 In the year 1919 ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin