Saturday 24 May 1919US date format: 5/24/1919, UK date format: 24/5/1919
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 24, 1919). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Toussaint Gozzi .
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- Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
- Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
- Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
- Eritrea: National Day.
- Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
- Saints Donatianus and Rogatianus
- Saint Amadl
- Saint Suzanna
- Mary, Help of the Christians
- Saint Sarah is celebrated in Camargue, France by the Roma or Gypsies.
- Bulgaria: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Script Day.
- Toussaint Gozzi: French military officer in World War II and later in Indochina, awarded the title of 'Compagnon de la Libération' (English: Companion of the Liberation).
- Amado Nervo [Juan C Ruiz de Nervo] Mexican poet: dies at age 48.