What Happened on January 8, 1919

Famous Deaths

  • Jim O'Rourke, American Baseball HOF left fielder (NL HR leader 1880 Boston Red Caps; NY Giants) and manager (Buffalo Bisons 1881-84, Washington Sens 1893), dies at 68
  • Peter Altenberg, writer, dies at 59
1919 Highlights

About January 8, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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