On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1919

Historical Events

  • NL votes to ban the spitball's use by all new pitchers

Nobel Prize

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to US President Woodrow Wilson

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Sports History

NY, Boston, & Chicago, oppose AL resolution accusing Ban Johnson of overstepping his duties

Founder of Baseball's American League Ban Johnson
Founder of Baseball's American League
Ban Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Courage, American composer of original Star Trek theme, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Sven-Eric Emanuel Johanson, Swedish composer, born in Västervik, Sweden (d. 1997)
1919 Highlights

About December 10, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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