On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1919

Historical Events

  • "Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Crichton-Brown, Australian businessman and CEO (Rothmans International), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2013)
1919 Highlights

About August 23, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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