On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1919

Historical Events

  • American Meteorological Society found

Famous Birthdays

  • Benedict Freedman, novelist and mathematician (Mrs Mike), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)

Famous Weddings


LovePerson of Interest

Composer and songwriter Cole Porter (28) weds socialite Linda Lee Thomas (36)

Composer and Lyricist Cole Porter
Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter

1919 Highlights

About December 19, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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