April 1919 calendar

April 1919

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1919.
The US president was Woodrow Wilson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Lloyd George (Liberal), Pope Benedict XV was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1919: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1919?


  • 03 Apr 1919 Austria expels all Habsburgers.
  • 05 Apr 1919 Heavyweight Jess Willard knocks out Jack Johnson in Havana.
  • 06 Apr 1919 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi orders a general strike.
  • 10 Apr 1919 Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos.
  • 11 Apr 1919 The International Labour Organization is founded.
  • 12 Apr 1919 British Parliament passes a 48-hour work week with minimum wages.
  • 13 Apr 1919 British forces kill 100s of Indian Nationalists (Amritsar Massacre)
  • 14 Apr 1919 The Emperor of Austria moves to exile in Switzerland.
  • 15 Apr 1919 Save the Children Fund set up in the UK to raise money for the relief of German and Austrian children.
  • 16 Apr 1919 Polish : Soviet War: The Polish army launches the Vilna offensive to capture Vilnius in modern Lithuania.
  • 19 Apr 1919 Opera Monsieur Beaucaire is produced (London)
  • 20 Apr 1919 Polish Army captures Vilno, Lithuania from Soviet Army.
  • 21 Apr 1919 The US Victory Liberty Loan offers $4.5 billion in bonds.
  • 23 Apr 1919 Major leagues open a reduced 140-game season.
  • 30 Apr 1919 Several bombs are intercepted in the first wave of the 1919 United States anarchist bombings.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1919?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Come On, Papa
  2. - Beautiful Ohio
  3. - I'll Say She Does
  4. - Beautiful Ohio
  5. - Kentucky Dreams


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Red Lantern

The Red Lantern

Release year: 1919

Directed by: Albert Capellani

Starring: Alla Nazimova, Noah Beery, Charles Bryant, Edward Connelly