On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1919

Historical Events

  • Following Peace Day celebrations marking the end of World War I, ex-servicemen rioted and burnt down Luton Town Hall.

Famous Birthdays

  • Patricia Medina, British actress (The Three Musketeers, High-Low), born in Liverpool, England (d. 2012)
  • Robert Pinget, French novelist (The Interrogation) and playwright, born in Geneva (d. 1997)
1919 Highlights

About July 19, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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