On This Day

What Happened on November 6, 1919

Historical Events

  • 1st Dutch radio program: SoirĂ©e Musicale with "Turf in you(r) ransel"

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Lisette, New Zealand cricketer (NZ slow left-armer vs West Indies 1956), born in Morrinsville, New Zealand (d. 1973)
  • Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, Portuguese poet and children's author (The Sea Girl), born in Oporto, Portugal (d. 2004)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

"The Sheik" actor Rudolph Valentino (24) weds actress Jean Acker (26)

Actor and Silent Film Idol Rudolph Valentino
Actor and Silent Film Idol
Rudolph Valentino

1919 Highlights

About November 6, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 101 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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