On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoon Hubben, Dutch Mayor of Maasbree and trade union leader, born in Nieuwenhagen, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • Delfo Cabrera, Argentine distance runner (Olympic gold marathon 1948), born in Armstrong, Argentina (d. 1981)
  • Ian Hunter, British impresario of classical music, born in Hadley Wood, Middlesex (d. 2003)

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

American world heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey (23) divorces Maxine Gates after 2 years of marriage

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

1919 Highlights

About April 2, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries