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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1919?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1919 Lady Nancy Astor sworn-in as first female member of British Parliament.
  • 05 Dec 1919 The Turkish Ministry of War releases Greeks, Armenians and Jews from military service.
  • 10 Dec 1919 Nobel peace prize awarded to US President Wilson
  • 11 Dec 1919 Boll weevil monument dedicated in Enterprise, Ala
  • 13 Dec 1919 Ross and Smith land in Australia from a flight from London.
  • 17 Dec 1919 Austria parliament approves 8-hour day.
  • 19 Dec 1919 American Meteorological Society found.
  • 20 Dec 1919 US House of Representatives restricts immigration.
  • 21 Dec 1919 J Edgar Hoover deports anarchists / feminist Emma Goldman to Russia
  • 22 Dec 1919 Government of Ireland Act of Power (Home Rule for Ireland).
  • 23 Dec 1919 Alice H Parker patents gas heating furnace.
  • 25 Dec 1919 Cliftonhill Stadium in Coatbridge opens (the home of the Albion Rovers F.C.) They lose the match 2–0 to St. Mirren.
  • 26 Dec 1919 Babe Ruth of the Boston Red Sox is sold to the New York Yankees by owner Harry Frazee.
  • 30 Dec 1919 Lincoln's Inn in London admits its first female bar student.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Mandy
  2. - Yearning
  3. - Golden Gate
  4. - Poor Little Butterfly is a Fly Gal Now
  5. - Slide, Kelly, Slide

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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3 Idiots

3 Idiots

Directed by: Rajkumar Hirani

Starring: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh, Sharman Joshi

Country: United States of America

Swades

Swades

Directed by: Ashutosh Gowariker

Starring: Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Kishori Ballal, Smit Sheth

The Last Laugh

The Last Laugh

Directed by: F.W. Murnau

Starring: Emil Jannings, Maly Delschaft, Max Hiller, Emilie Kurz

Country: United States of America

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle

Country: United States of America

Being There

Being There

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden

Country: United States of America