On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st edition "Volkskrant" (People's newspaper) published in Neth

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson has a stroke, leaving him partially paralyzed

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Famous Birthdays

  • Geoffrey Luttrell, English landowner and Lord Lieutenant of Somerset, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2007)
  • Shirley Clarke, American film director, born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Halliwell, South African cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests), dies at 55