On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • Hal Singer, American jazz and R&B saxophonist ("Corn Bread"), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma (d. 2020) [1]
  • 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
1919 Highlights

About October 8, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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