Friday 14 February 1919, Valentine's Day
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Philippe Dechartre and Grant Timmerman.
Hard Boiled, directed by Victor L. Schertzinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
while The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor 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 14 February 1919 ?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Philippe Dechartre: French member of the resistance in World War II, and later a politician.
- Grant Timmerman: American military.
- United Parcel Service forms.
- The Polish-Soviet War begins.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1919 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra - Mary
- When You Come Back - John McCormack
- Old Folks at Home - Oscar Seagle & Columbia Stellar Quartette
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