On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1919

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Phillies tie MLB record of 8 steals in an innings (9th) in a 10-5 loss vs NY Giants
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In the first all-Australian final Gerald Patterson beats Norman Brookes 6-3, 7-5, 6-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Pertwee, English actor and entertainer (third Doctor in Doctor Who, Worzel Gummidge), born in London (d. 1996)
  • William Moses Kunstler, defense attorney (Chicago 8)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Deusen, German philosopher/CEO (Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft), dies
1919 Highlights

About July 7, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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