What Happened on April 5, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Eamon de Valera becomes President of Dail Eireann
  • Polish Army executes 35 young Jews

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Henley, British auditor-general, born in Beckenham, Kent (d. 2003)
  • Les Munro, New Zealand WWII pilot (Dambusters), born in Gisbourne (d. 2015)