What Happened on August 19, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank" premieres in NYC

Composer and Lyricist Irving Berlin
Composer and Lyricist
Irving Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • James George "Jimmy" Rowles, jazz pianist
  • Shankar Dayal Sharma, Indian politician, ninth President of India (1992-97), born in Bhopal, British India (d. 1999)