On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1919

Historical Events

  • Ir à Steringa Idzerda begins hosting "soirée-musical" on Dutch radio

Famous Birthdays

  • Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher, critic and writer, born in Bulandshahr Uttar Pradesh, British India (d. 1978)
  • Myron Floren, American accordionist (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Roslyn, Day County, South Dakota (d. 2005)
1919 Highlights

About November 5, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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