On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1919

Historical Events

  • Dutch steel workers strike for 8 hr day & minimum wages

Famous Birthdays

  • Hank Sauer, baseball player (NL MVP 1952)

Person of interestNat King Cole

Nat "King "Cole, American jazz pianist and pop vocalist ("Unforgettable", "Mona Lisa"), born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 1965)

Musician Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole

1919 Highlights

About March 17, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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