On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1919

Historical Events

  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Double Bay, Sydney: Gerald Patterson beats Algernon Kingscote 6-4, 6-4, 8-6 to retain title for Australasia over the Great Britain, 3-1; ends 4-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Royalton Kisch, British conductor, born in Marylebone, London (d. 1995)
  • Stepan Lucky, Slovak film score composer, born in Ĺ˝ilina, Slovakia (d. 2006)
1919 Highlights

About January 20, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius