Newspapers are such a resourceful form of research. They give access to the many things that have defined our history. The year 1919 was full of such things, including the death of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, the Egyptian Revolution, the founding of the League of the Red Cross Societies, the Third Anglo-Afghan War, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 5, 1919
An attempted communist revolution arises from socialist demonstrations in Berlin, Germany during the Spartacist uprising.
January 8, 1919
Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, died in his sleep at the age of 60, two days before his funeral which is being held at Christ Church Oyster Bay, Long Island.
January 15, 1919
A storage tank explosion in Boston, Massachusetts results in a sweeping wave of molasses leaving 21 dead and 150 injured in the Boston Molasses Disaster.
January 16, 1919
The authorization of Prohibition is ratified in the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
January 25, 1919
The international government organization, the League of Nations, is established at the Paris Peace Conference.
February 26, 1919
Most of the Grand Canyon as a United States National Park is established by an act of the United States Congress.