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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.
There is no better source of the stories of yesterday, as they were actually told, than Newspaper Archives. Discover your ancestry with records from every world history event and find treasures that simply aren't available anywhere else. Newspaper Archives have preserved essential accounts of your family, famous people and events that shaped this nation for hundreds of years. What will you discover?
An attempted communist revolution arises from socialist demonstrations in Berlin, Germany during the Spartacist uprising.
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.
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.
The authorization of Prohibition is ratified in the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
The international government organization, the League of Nations, is established at the Paris Peace Conference.
Most of the Grand Canyon as a United States National Park is established by an act of the United States Congress.
The Egyptian Revolution of 1919 begins. Read More
Bela Kun establishes the Hungarian Soviet Republic. Read More
Benito Mussolini founds his Fascist political movement in Milan, Italy. Read More
The Soviet Republic of Bavaria is founded as a socialist state during the German Revolution.
Henri Desire Landru, a French serial killer, is arrested. Read More
In order to raise money for the relief of German and Austrian children, the Save the Children Fund is created in the UK.
The first passenger flight in America flys from New York to Atlantic City. Read More
The League of Red Cross Societies is founded in Paris. Read More
The Third Anglo-Afghan War begins. Read More
The University of California, initially called Southern Branch of the University of California (SBUC), opens its second campus in Los Angeles.
The 1919 United States anarchist bombings consisted of several mail bombs being sent to prominent figures.
A white man throws stones at a group of four black teens, starting the Chicago Race Riot of 1919.
The Third Anglo-Afghan War ends due to the Treaty of Rawalpindi. Read More
Independence from the United Kingdom is granted to Afghanistan. Read More
The Communist Party USA, otherwise known as the American Communist Party, is established in America.
600 are killed in the Gulf of Mexico, Florida and Texas from the Florida Keys Hurricane.
The Steel strike of 1919 in the United States is started by iron, steel, and tin laborers.
Woodrow Wilson, the President of the United States, suffers a serious stroke that renders him an invalid for the remainder of his life.
The passing of the Volstead Act sets the groundwork for Prohibition to go into effect the next year when the 18th Amendment to U.S. Constitution is made.
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