On This Day

What Happened on February 13, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • "Tennessee" Ernie Ford, American country music singer ("Sixteen Tons"), and actor, born in Bristol, Tennessee (d. 1991)
  • Eddie Robinson, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Grambling 408 wins), born in Jackson, Louisiana (d. 2007)
  • Joan Edwards, American vocalist (Joan Edwards Show), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Matteo Albertone, Italian general who fought in the Italo-Ethiopian War, dies at 78
1919 Highlights

About February 13, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 8 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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