What Happened on May 1, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


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"L'Ordine Nuovo" Italian socialist weekly newspaper established in Turin by Antonio Gramsci, Angelo Tasca and Palmiro Togliatti

Marxist Theorist and Politician Antonio Gramsci
Marxist Theorist and Politician
Antonio Gramsci

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British naval officer David Beatty is promoted to Admiral of the Fleet

British Admiral of the Fleet David Beatty
British Admiral of the Fleet
David Beatty
  • Mount Kelud (Indonesia) erupts, boiling crater lake which broke through crater wall killing 5,000 people in 104 small villages

Famous Birthdays

  • Alwyn Farquharson, Scottish clan-captain/large landowner
  • Dan O'Herlihy, Irish actor (Fail Safe, Last Starfighter, Robocop)