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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1919?


Events

  • 01 Jan 1919 Belorussian SSR established.
  • 02 Jan 1919 Anti-British uprising in Ireland.
  • 05 Jan 1919 Spartacus uprising in Berlin: state of siege
  • 06 Jan 1919 Tragic week (Argentina)
  • 07 Jan 1919 Montenegrin guerrilla fighters rebel against the planned annexation of Montenegro by Serbia, but fail.
  • 09 Jan 1919 Friedrich Ebert orders the Freikorps into action in Berlin.
  • 10 Jan 1919 January 12 ampndash The Freikorps attacks Spartacist supporters around Berlin, Germany.
  • 11 Jan 1919 Romania annexes Transylvania.
  • 13 Jan 1919 Dutch Soccer team OSV forms.
  • 14 Jan 1919 John McGraw, Charles A Stoneham, and Judge McQuade buy New York Giants.
  • 15 Jan 1919 2 million gallons of molasses flood Boston MA, drowning 21
  • 16 Jan 1919 Prohibition ratified by 3 / 4 of states; Nebraska is 36th
  • 18 Jan 1919 Bentley Motors Limited is founded.
  • 21 Jan 1919 Sinn Fein proclaims parliament of Free Ireland.
  • 22 Jan 1919 Act Zluky is signed, unifying the Ukrainian People's Republic and the West Ukrainian National Republic.
  • 23 Jan 1919 The Uprising of Khotin breaks out in Khotyn, Ukraine.
  • 25 Jan 1919 Founding of League of Nations, first meeting one year later.
  • 29 Jan 1919 Secretary of state proclaims the 18th amendment (prohibition).
  • 31 Jan 1919 The Battle of George Square takes place in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Music charts

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

  1. - O Death, Where is Thy Sting?
  2. - Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 (Anitra's Dance)
  3. - Oh How I Wish I Could Sleep Until My Daddy Comes Back Home
  4. - When You Come Back, and You Will Come Back
  5. - Tell That to the Marines

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Whiplash

Whiplash

Directed by: Damien Chazelle

Starring: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

Country: United States of America

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

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Country: United States of America

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

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

Country: United States of America

Mary and Max

Mary and Max

Directed by: Adam Elliot

Starring: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Country: United States of America