February 1919 calendar

February 1919

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1919?


  • 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


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch

Release year: 1919

Directed by: Hugh Ford

Starring: Marguerite Clark, Mary Carr, Vivia Ogden, Gladys Valerie

Yankee Doodle in Berlin

Yankee Doodle in Berlin

Release year: 1919

Directed by: F. Richard Jones

Starring: Bothwell Browne, Ford Sterling, Malcolm St. Clair, Bert Roach