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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1919?


Events

  • 02 Feb 1919 Monarchist riot in Portugal.
  • 03 Feb 1919 Socialist conference convenes (Berne Switzerland).
  • 04 Feb 1919 Congress authorizes the Navy Cross.
  • 05 Feb 1919 Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists film studio in the USA.
  • 06 Feb 1919 The Seattle General Strike begins. Over 65,000 workers strike.
  • 11 Feb 1919 Friedrich Ebert (SPD), is elected President of Germany.
  • 14 Feb 1919 United Parcel Service forms.
  • 15 Feb 1919 American Legion organizes in Paris.
  • 18 Feb 1919 Cy Denneny of NHL Ottawa Senators scores record 52nd goals.
  • 19 Feb 1919 Pan-African Congress, organized by W E B Du Bois (Paris).
  • 20 Feb 1919 French premier Clemenceau injured during assassination attempt.
  • 21 Feb 1919 German National Meeting accepts Anschluss incorporation of Austria.
  • 23 Feb 1919 Fascist Party forms in Italy by Benito Mussolini
  • 25 Feb 1919 Oregon is first state to tax gasoline (1 cent per gallon).
  • 26 Feb 1919 Acadia National Park established (as Lafayette National Park), Maine.
  • 27 Feb 1919 American Association for the Hard of Hearing formed (New York City, New York).
  • 28 Feb 1919 Amanullah Khan becomes King of Afghanistan.

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Music charts

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

  1. - Dreaming of Home, Sweet Home
  2. - Mary
  3. - Old Folks at Home
  4. - When You Come Back
  5. - Till We Meet Again

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Country: United States of America

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Wheels of Destiny

Wheels of Destiny

Directed by: Alan James

Starring: Ken Maynard, Dorothy Dix, Philo McCullough, Frank Rice

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Country: United States of America

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Country: United States of America