What Happened on February 21, 1919

Historical Events

  • German National Meeting accepts Anschluss: incorporation of Austria
  • Kurt Eisner, Premier of the Bavarian Republic, is assassinated by a far-right German nationalist in Munich
  • Revolutionary strike in Barcelona
1919 History

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Bolzoni, Italian composer and violinist, dies at 77
  • Habibullah Khan, Emir of Afghanistan (1901-19), murdered at 46
  • Karl Anton of Hohenzollern, Prince of Belgium, dies at 51
  • Kurt Eisner, German socialist politician, revolutionary and journalist (President of the People's State of Bavaria 1918-19), murdered by a far-right German nationalist at 51
  • Mary Edwards Walker, American surgeon and feminist, only woman awarded Medal of Honor (US Civil War), dies at 86

About February 21, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 7 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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