On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Kiichi Miyazawa, 78th Prime Minister of Japan (1991-93), born in Tokyo (d. 2007)
  • Mac Anderson, New Zealand cricketer (played in 1st NZ-Aust Test 1946), born in Westport, West Coast, New Zealand (d. 1979)

Famous Deaths

  • Eugene Demolder, Belgian writer (Sous la Robe), dies