Historical Events In 1919
Wednesday, 05 October 2022
Aug 11 In the year 1919 andrew Carnegie, US steel industrialist/philanthropist, dies at 83
Aug 11 Green Bay Packers football club founded on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 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 White Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history huntz Hall, NYC, actor (Cyclone, Gas Pump Girls, The Rating Game)
Aug 18 Anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois on this day in history.
Aug 18 Walter J Hickel, (Gov-R-Alaska)/US Secretary of Interior (1969-71) on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Earl Cathcart, British major-general in the year 1919.
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 In the year 1919 james Quinn, film producer/actor (Joey, Hammett, Overlord)
Aug 24 On this day in history "Drs P" [Heinz H Polzer], Swiss/Dutch songwriter/singer
Aug 24 Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning in the year 1919.
Aug 25 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London) on this day in history.
Aug 25 In the year 1919 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 In the year 1919 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) in the year 1919.
Aug 27 On this day in history louis Botha, South African soldier/statesman, dies
Aug 28 On this day in history ernest H Martin, [Markowitz], producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line)
Aug 28 In the year 1919 general John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa
Aug 28 Louis Botha, South African Boer leader, dies in the year 1919.
Aug 29 Prince Edward Island removes ban on automobiles after several years of no cars on this day in history.
Aug 30 Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin in the year 1919.