Historical Events In 1919
Sunday, 24 September 2023
Aug 11 Andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Aug 11 Green Bay Packers football club founded on this day in history.
Aug 12 Michael Kidd, [Milton Greenwald] choreographer (7 Brides for 7 Bros) on this day in history.
Aug 13 On this day in history australia's first demonstration of wireless telephony given by Ernest Fisk to illustrate a lecture in Sydney.
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 in the year 1919.
Aug 14 In the year 1919 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 Anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois in the year 1919.
Aug 18 On this day in history walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71)
Aug 19 Afghanistan declares independence from UK on this day in history.
Aug 19 Malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine) in the year 1919.
Aug 20 On this day in history gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies
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 "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premiers in Chicago Tribune in the year 1919.
Aug 23 James Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord) in the year 1919.
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) on this day in history.
Aug 25 Commercial air passenger service begins between England and Paris on this day in history.
Aug 25 On this day in history george C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate
Aug 25 On this day in history the first scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)
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 On this day in history louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies
Aug 28 In the year 1919 ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line)
Aug 28 On this day in history general John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa
Aug 28 On this day in history louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies
Aug 29 On this day in history prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars.
Aug 30 Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin on this day in history.