Sunday 4 May 1919
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Dimiter Petkov and Mary Ann.
Daddy-Long-Legs, directed by Marshall A. Neilan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
while Dangerous Days by Mary Roberts Rinehart was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1919 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Dimiter Petkov: composer.
- Mary Ann: McCall singer.
- Dory Funk: American wrestler and trainer (d. 1973).
- Basil Yamey: South African-English economist and academic.
- Milan Rastislav Stefanik: Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (Born 1880).
- Giants play their 1st legal Sunday home game, 35,000 see Phils win 4-3
- FVC soccer team forms.
- May Fourth Movement: Student demonstrations take place in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, protesting the Treaty of Versailles, which transferred Chinese territory to Japan.
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- A Good Man is Hard to Find - Marion Harris
- Till We Meet Again - Prince's Orchestra
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