On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1919

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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