Sunday 31 August 1919US date format: 8/31/1919, UK date format: 31/8/1919
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 31, 1919). The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Michel Ciry and Jean Pronteau.
The High Cost of Living, directed by Deborah Chow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
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- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Michel Ciry: French artist, painter, etcher, and graphic designer.
- Jean Pronteau: French politician who died on 13 June 1984 in Paris.
- Amrita Preetam: Indian poet and author (d. 2005).
- John Reed forms American Communist Labor Party in Chicago
- Ukranian (Petlyura) Army recaptures Kiev
- The American Communist Party is established.