What Happened on November 10, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st observance of National Book Week
  • American Legion's 1st national convention (Minneapolis)

Famous Birthdays

  • Clyde "Bulldog" Turner, NFL center (Chicago Bears)
  • François Périer, French actor, born in Paris (d. 2002)
  • George Fenneman, American radio and TV announcer (You Bet Your Life), born in Peking China (d. 1997)
  • Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov, Russian general and inventor (AK-47), born in Kurya, Kuryinsky District, Altai Krai, Russia (d. 2013)
  • Moise Tshombe, President of Katanga, then premier of the Congo (Zaire), born in Musumba (d. 1969)