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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
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What the sky looked like on 15 January 1919

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Movies

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Nerves

Directed by: Robert Reinert

Starring: Eduard von Winterstein, Lia Borré, Erna Morena, Paul Bender

Country: United States

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Little Women

Directed by: Harley Knoles

Starring: Isabel Lamon, Dorothy Bernard, Lillian Hall, Florence Flinn

Country: United States

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Frauds and Frenzies

Directed by: Larry Semon

Starring: Stan Laurel, Larry Semon, Madge Kirby, William McCall

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All Night

Directed by: Paul Powell

Starring: Carmel Myers, Rudolph Valentino, Charles Dorian, Mary Warren

Country: United States

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The Heart of Humanity

Directed by: Allen Holubar

Starring: Dorothy Phillips, William Stowell, Robert Anderson, Walt Whitman

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • 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.
Famous Birthdays:
  • 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.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 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.
Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 15, 1919 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Rose of No Man's Land - Charles Hart & Elliot Shaw
  2. After You've Gone - Marion Harris
  3. Blue Bird - Elizabeth Spencer

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