What Happened on April 8, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Smith, Rhodesian farmer, fighter pilot, and politician (Prime Minister of Rhodesia, 1964-79), born in Selukwe, Rhodesia (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist (introduced idea of molecular surface tension), dies at 70 (b. 1848)
1919 Highlights

About April 8, 1919

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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