On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1919

Historical Events

  • German National Meeting accepts Anschluss: incorporation of Austria
  • Revolutionary strike in Barcelona

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Bolzoni, composer, dies at 77
  • Habibullah Khan, Emir of Afghanistan (1901-19), murdered at 46
  • Karl von Hohenzollern, Prince of Belgium, dies
  • Kurt Eisner, premier Bayern (soc), murdered at 51
  • Mary Edwards Walker, American surgeon and feminist, only woman awarded Medal of Honor (US Civil War), dies at 86
1919 Highlights

About February 21, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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