On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1919

Historical Events

  • Radio Corporation of America (RCA) is created as a subsidiary of General Electric

Famous Birthdays

  • Isaak Markovich Khalatnikov, Russian physicist, Ekaterinoslav (now Dnipro), Ukraine (d. 2021)
  • John Moroney, cricketer (Australian opener 1949-51)
1919 Highlights

About October 17, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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