What Happened on December 18, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Galbraith, American jazz and studio guitarist (Claude Thornhill, Coleman Hawkins, Gil Evans), and educator, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1983)

Famous Deaths

  • Horatio Parker, American organist and composer, dies at 56
  • John Alcock, English pilot (1st non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean), dies in crash at 27
1919 Highlights

About December 18, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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