What Happened on October 15, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 14 horses begin 300-mile race from Vt to Mass for $1000 prize money

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin Charles Tubb, British sci-fi writer (Earth is Heaven, Earthfall), born in London (d. 2010)
  • Howard Smith, British diplomat and Director General of MI5, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Malcolm Ross, American balloonist and atmospheric physicist, born in Momence, Illinois (d. 1985)