On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1919

Historical Events

  • First London-Amsterdam airline service (British Aerial Transport & KLM)
  • Fritz Kreisler & F Jacobi's "Apple Blossoms" premieres in NYC
  • KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines, established (oldest existing airline)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriel Dell, American actor (The Bowery Boys, Steve Allen Show), born in NYC, New York (d. 1988)
  • George Duby, historian
  • Sir Zelman Cowen, Australian politician

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Deakin, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia, dies at 63
1919 Highlights

About October 7, 1919

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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