On This Day

What Happened on July 27, 1919

Historical Events

  • 13th Tour de France won by Firmin Lambot of Belgium
  • Chicago race riot (15 whites & 23 blacks killed, 500 injured)

Famous Birthdays

  • Per Hjort Albertsen, Norwegian organist, composer, and educator, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 2015)
1919 Highlights

About July 27, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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