On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • [Douglas] Ian Smith, premier of Rhodesia (1964-79), born in Selukwe, Rhodesia (d. 2007)

Famous Deaths

  • Loránd Eötvös, Hungarian physicist, dies at 70 (b. 1848)
1919 Highlights

About April 8, 1919

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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