On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1919

Historical Events

  • British R-34 lands in NY, 1st airship to cross Atlantic (108 hr)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Institute for Sexual Science opened in Berlin by physician Magnus Hirschfeld to establish study of sexual science

Physician and Gay Rights Advocate Magnus Hirschfeld
Physician and Gay Rights Advocate
Magnus Hirschfeld

Famous Birthdays

  • Oswaldo Guayasamín, Ecuadorian master painter and sculptor, born in Quito, Ecuador (d. 1999)
1919 Highlights

About July 6, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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