1919


1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1919th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 919th year of the 2nd millennium, the 19th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1910s decade. As of the start of 1919, the Gregorian calendar was 13 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1919 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1919
MCMXIX
Ab urbe condita2672
Armenian calendar1368
ԹՎ ՌՅԿԸ
Assyrian calendar6669
Bahá'í calendar75–76
Balinese saka calendar1840–1841
Bengali calendar1326
Berber calendar2869
British Regnal year9 Geo. 5  10 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar2463
Burmese calendar1281
Byzantine calendar7427–7428
Chinese calendar戊午(Earth Horse)
4615 or 4555
     to 
己未年 (Earth Goat)
4616 or 4556
Coptic calendar1635–1636
Discordian calendar3085
Ethiopian calendar1911–1912
Hebrew calendar5679–5680
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1975–1976
 - Shaka Samvat1840–1841
 - Kali Yuga5019–5020
Holocene calendar11919
Igbo calendar919–920
Iranian calendar1297–1298
Islamic calendar1337–1338
Japanese calendarTaishō 8
(大正8年)
Javanese calendar1849–1850
Juche calendar8
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4252
Minguo calendarROC 8
民國8年
Nanakshahi calendar451
Thai solar calendar2461–2462
Tibetan calendar阳土马年
(male Earth-Horse)
2045 or 1664 or 892
     to 
阴土羊年
(female Earth-Goat)
2046 or 1665 or 893

Events


January

January 1: Iolaire sinks.
David Kirkwood being detained by police during the Battle of George Square

February

March

April

May

June

"The Big Four" during the Paris Peace Conference (from left to right, David Lloyd George, Vittorio Orlando, Georges Clemenceau, Woodrow Wilson).

July

August

Romanian troops entering Budapest
Friedrich Ebert becomes president in Weimar, Germany

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births


Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Carole Landis
Robert Stack
Giulio Andreotti
Jackie Robinson

the quit

February

Andreas Papandreou
Jack Palance

March

Jennifer Jones
Nat King Cole
Jeanne Cagney

April

Ian Smith
Madalyn Murray O'Hair

May

Pete Seeger
Liberace
Margot Fonteyn
Paul Vanden Boeynants
Eva Perón

June

Veikko Huhtanen
Peter Carington
Mohamed Boudiaf
Al Molinaro

July

Walter Scheel
Edmund Hillary

August

Dino De Laurentiis
Joop den Uyl

September

Mary Midgley
Jayne Meadows

October

Siad Barre
Pierre Trudeau
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

November

Martin Balsam
Ryszard Kaczorowski

December

William Lipscomb

Deaths


January

Theodore Roosevelt
Wilfrid Laurier
Melchora Aquino
Yakov Sverdlov
Hermann Emil Fischer
Andrew Carnegie

February

March

April

May

June

July

Louis Botha
Victorino de la Plaza
Alfred Deakin
Pierre-Auguste Renoir

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes


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Sources


  • Phelan, Paula (2007), 1919: Misfortune's End, ZAPmedia

Further reading


  • Klingaman, William K. 1919, The Year Our World Began (1987) world perspective based on primary sources by a scholar.
  • New International Year Book 1919 (1920), Comprehensive coverage of world and national affairs, 744pp