Friday 23 May 1919
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Geneva (Switzerland) and Gayatri Devi.
True Heart Susie, directed by D.W. Griffith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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Which were the important events of 23 May 1919 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Gayatri Devi: Indian royalty, born in London, the granddaughter of the Princess Indira Gaekwar of Baroda.
- Geneva (Switzerland)
- Betty Garrett: American actress who began with Broadway musicals as a comedy star in her youth.
- Robert KJE Antonissen: South African literary.
- Ruth Fernández: Puerto Rican singer and politician (d. 2012).
- Robert Bernstein: American author and playwright (d. 1988).
- Avraham Drori: Polish-Israeli soldier and politician (d. 1964).
- The University of California opens its second campus in Los Angeles. Initially called Southern Branch of the University of California (SBUC), it is eventually renamed the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).