On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1917

Historical Events

  • Sunday benefit baseball game at NYC's Polo Grounds results in John McGraw & Christy Mathewson's arrest for violating Blue laws
1917 Highlights

About August 19, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo