What Happened on January 5, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Left-wing Spartacus organization instigates a revolt in Berlin; terrified by the spread of Bolshevism, German troops brutally suppress the uprising
  • National Socialist Party (Nazi) forms as German Farmers' Party

Famous Birthdays

  • Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist (d. 1992)