1919 in the United States

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1919 in the United States
Years: 1916 1917 191819191920 1921 1922

Flag
US flag 48 stars.svg
48 stars (1912–59)

Timeline of United States history
History of the United States (1918–45)

Events from the year 1919 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

July 7–September 6: The First Transcontinental Motor Convoy

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Undated[edit]

  • Various strikes occur in the United States: Strike of US railroad workers; The Longshoreman's strike; The Great Steel Strike; and a general strike in Seattle, Washington.
  • US President Wilson promises eventual independence for Philippines, though subsequent Republican administrations see it as a distant goal.
  • The World League Against Alcoholism is established by the Anti-Saloon League.

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chicago Public Library Archive
  2. ^ Rahimi, Shadi (June 10, 2005). "Going, Going, Gone: Babe Ruth Contract Sold for $996,000". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-03-13. 
  3. ^ Mcshane, Larry (June 10, 2005). "Babe Ruth contract sells after 15 minutes of intense bidding". USA Today. Associated Press. Retrieved 2009-03-13. 
  4. ^ a b "Ruth Bought By New York Americans For $125,000, Highest Price In Baseball Annals" (PDF). The New York Times. January 6, 1920. Retrieved 2009-03-13. 

External links[edit]