What Happened on August 11, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Green Bay Packers football club founded by George Calhoun and Curly Lambeau - named after sponser Indian Packing Company

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • Weimar Republic begins in Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Ginette Neveu, French violinist (d. 1949)
  • Luis Olmo, pioneering Puerto Rican NBA player (Brooklyn Dodgers), born in Arecibo (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Andrew Carnegie, Scottish-American industrialist, steel tycoon, philanthropist and one of the richest Americans ever, dies of bronchial pneumonia at 83

Industrialist and Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie
Industrialist and Philanthropist
Andrew Carnegie