Friday 31 January 1919
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jackie Robinson and Lord Lowry.
Hard Boiled, directed by Victor L. Schertzinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919
while The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor 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 31 January 1919 ?
- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- Jackie Robinson: American athlete, a baseball player who first stepped up to the plate to play pro ball as a 28-year-old rookie for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, changing the face of baseball forever and breaking the color barrier in major league sports.
- Lord Lowry
- Gwen Stoney: Australian astrologer, well respected.
- Paul Lindau German playwright/critic (Estimate): dies at age 79.
- The Battle of George Square takes place in Glasgow, Scotland.
- Estonian Freedom War: The Red Army is expelled from the entire territory of Estonia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1919 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
- Hatikva (Our Hope) - Alma Gluck
- Hindustan - Henry Burr & Albert Campbell
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