On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1919

Historical Events

  • Afghanistan declares independence from UK

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestMalcolm Forbes

Malcolm Forbes, American publisher of Forbes Magazine, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)

Publisher Malcolm Forbes
Malcolm Forbes

1919 Highlights

About August 19, 1919

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo