On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • Artur Fischer, German inventor with more patents than Edison, born in Tumlingen, Baden-W├╝rttemberg (d. 2016)
  • Recy Taylor, American sexual assault victim, born in Abbeville, Alabama (d. 2017)
  • Tommy Byrne, American baseball player, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2007)
1919 Highlights

About December 31, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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