January 5, 1919 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist (d. 1992)