On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1919

Historical Events

  • The Battle of George Square takes place in Glasgow, Scotland: troops deployed against protesters for fear of a Bolshevik uprising

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestJackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson, 1st African American major league baseball player (Dodgers), born in Cairo, Georgia (d. 1972)

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • Robert Lowry, Baron Lowry. Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland and a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Estimate), dies at 79
1919 Highlights

About January 31, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius