October 26, 1919 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Edward Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85, his last notable work, premieres in Queen's Hall London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson's veto of Prohibition Enforcement Bill is overridden

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Birthdays in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Edward W. Brooke, 1st African American senator in over 80 yrs (Sen-R-Mass), born in Washington D.C. (d. 2015)

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke