On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1919

Historical Events

  • B C Hilliam's musical "Buddies" premieres in NYC

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Edward Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85, his last notable work, premieres in Queen's Hall London

Composer Edward Elgar
Edward Elgar

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson's veto of Prohibition Enforcement Bill is overridden

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

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestEdward W. Brooke

Edward W. Brooke, 1st African American senator in over 80 yrs (Sen-R-Mass), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2015)

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke
1919 Highlights

About October 26, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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