On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • John Pinkerton, English computer scientist who designed the first business computer in England, the LEO computer, born in London (d. 1997)
  • Nehemiah Persoff, American painter and actor (An American Tail, Some Like It Hot), born in Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine
1919 Highlights

About August 2, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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