Wednesday 30 April 1919
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Valeer [Valerius V] van Kerkhove and Franéois Brigneau.
Blackie's Redemption, directed by John Ince, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
while Dangerous Days by Mary Roberts Rinehart 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 30 April 1919 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Valeer [Valerius V] van Kerkhove: Flemish writer / producer.
- Franéois Brigneau: Concarneau Journalist.
- Phillies beat Brooklyn Dodgers 9-0 in 20 innings
- Amanullah Khan attacks British government in India.
- Weimar Republic troops and the Freikorps occupy Munich and crush the Bavarian Soviet Republic.
- Several bombs are intercepted in the first wave of the 1919 United States anarchist bombings.
- A large left-wing demonstration in France leads to a violent confrontation with the police.
- Riots break out in Cleveland, Ohio 2 people are killed, 40 injured, and 116 arrested.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1919 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Madelon - Victor Military Band
- Arthur Fields - How Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down on the Farm (After They've Seen Paree)
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