On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1919

Historical Events

  • AA Milne's "Mr Pim Passes By" premieres in Manchester

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lady Nancy Astor sworn-in as 1st female member of British Parliament

1st Female MP in the United Kingdom Nancy Astor
1st Female MP in the United Kingdom
Nancy Astor

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Cox Chambers, US ambassador to Belgium (1977-81), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Ike Isaacs, Burmese-English jazz guitarist, born in Rangoon, Burma (d. 1996)
  • Lurlean Hunter, American jazz singer, born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 1983)
1919 Highlights

About December 1, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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