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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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 August 1919: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1919?


Events

  • 01 Aug 1919 Queen Wilhelmina opens 1st Air Fair in Amsterdam
  • 03 Aug 1919 Romanian army liberates Timișoara from the Hungarian occupation.
  • 04 Aug 1919 Romanian army occupies Budapest.
  • 06 Aug 1919 Romanian forces destroys Bela Kun Republic in Budapest
  • 10 Aug 1919 Ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine
  • 11 Aug 1919 Weimar Republic begins in Germany
  • 13 Aug 1919 British troops fire on Amritsar India demonstrators; killing 350
  • 14 Aug 1919 White Sox Happy Felsch ties record of 4 outfield assists in a game
  • 16 Aug 1919 August 26 ampndash First Silesian Uprising: The Poles in Upper Silesia rise against the Germans.
  • 18 Aug 1919 Anti-Cigarette League of America forms in Chicago Illinois
  • 19 Aug 1919 Afghanistan gains full independence from the United Kingdom.
  • 20 Aug 1919 Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for a .505 average)
  • 24 Aug 1919 Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning
  • 28 Aug 1919 General John Smuts becomes Premier of South Africa
  • 31 Aug 1919 John Reed forms American Communist Labor Party in Chicago

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Music charts

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

  1. - Oh, Susy, Behave
  2. - A Rose, a Kiss, and You
  3. - Somebody's Waiting for Someone
  4. - Spirt of Independence March
  5. - I'll Say She Does

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Country: United States of America

Fight Club

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Country: United States of America

American Beauty

American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America

Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

Downfall

Downfall

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Country: United States of America