Wednesday 15 January 1919
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 15, 1919). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Maurice Herzog and John Junor.
Nerves, directed by Robert Reinert, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 January 1919 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Maurice Herzog: French politician who was also a mountaineer and alpinist.
- John Junor: Scottish journalist and editor-in-chief of the Sunday Express for 32 years, having previously worked as a columnist there.
- Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht: two of the most prominent socialists in Germany, were tortured and murdered by the Freikorps.
- Karl Liebknecht: German Social Democrat, who, with Rosa Luxemburg and other radicals, founded the Spartakusbund (Spartacus League), a Berlin underground group that became the Communist Party of Germany, dedicated to a socialist revolution.
- 2 million gallons of molasses flood Boston MA, drowning 21
- Semana Tragica (Tragic Week) Bloodbath in Buenos Aires.
- Pianist and statesman Ignace Paderewski becomes first premier of Poland.
- Boston Molasses Disaster: A large molasses tank in Boston, bursts and a wave of molasses rushes through the streets, killing 21 people and injuring 150 others.
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Top #3 songs in the USA
- Rose of No Man's Land - Charles Hart & Elliot Shaw
- After You've Gone - Marion Harris
- Blue Bird - Elizabeth Spencer