What Happened on July 15, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • Iris Murdoch, novelist (Severed Head, Unicorn), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jack Hunter {John Averona], American big band vocalist (Elliot Lawrence Orchestra - "Apple Blossom Time"), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

Emil FischerEmil Fischer (1852-1919)

German chemist, discovered Fischer esterification (Nobel Prize 1902), commits suicide at 66

1919 Highlights

About July 15, 1919

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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