On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st air flight over a major body of water in Australia (Harry Butler)
  • Romanian forces bring down Hungarian Soviet Republic in Budapest

Famous Birthdays

  • Pauline Betz Addie, American tennis player (5 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2011)