1919 in the United States

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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]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chicago History". Chicago Public Library. Archived from the original on 2007-12-13. 
  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. 
  5. ^ "NAT GOODWIN DIES OF APOPLEXY". N Y Times. Feb 1, 1919. 

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