Historical Events In 1919
Friday, 14 August 2020
Aug 11 In the year 1919 andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83
Aug 11 Green Bay Packers football club founded in the year 1919.
Aug 12 Michael Kidd, [Milton Greenwald] choreographer (7 Brides for 7 Bros) in the year 1919.
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 On this day in history man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga)
Aug 13 In the year 1919 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 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) in the year 1919.
Aug 18 In the year 1919 anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois
Aug 18 On this day in history walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71)
Aug 19 In the year 1919 afghanistan declares independence from UK
Aug 19 In the year 1919 malcolm Forbes, publisher (Forbes Magazine)
Aug 20 Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests 1890-93), dies on this day in history.
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 Earl Cathcart, British major-general on this day in history.
Aug 23 On this day in history "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) on this day in history.
Aug 24 "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer in the year 1919.
Aug 24 In the year 1919 cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning
Aug 25 In the year 1919 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London)
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 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) on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1919 john Cox, Flemish/US painter/dir (Museum of Fine Physician, Boston)
Aug 27 On this day in history louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies
Aug 28 Ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line) on this day in history.
Aug 28 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.