On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1919

Historical Events

Historic Event

Bentley Motors Limited is founded by Walter Owen Bentley in London, England

Music History

Composer and musician Ignacy Jan Paderewski becomes Polish Prime Minister

  • The Paris peace conference (aka the Versailles peace conference) opens to draw up the treaties formally ending the Great War (WWI)

Famous Birthdays

  • Juan Antonio Orrego-Salas, Chilean composer, born in Santiago, Chile (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Prince John of the United Kingdom, youngest son of English king George V, dies at 13
1919 Highlights

About January 18, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn