On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • France extends formal recognition of the Provisional Government in Crete proclaimed Eleftherios Venizelos

Famous Birthdays

  • David Lewis, actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Emil Gilels, Odessa Russia, pianist (Brussels Competition-1938)
  • Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish opera composer (Herr von Hancken)
  • Toby Rowland, theatrical manager