On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Future Hockey Hall of Fame center Newsy Lalonde sets a playoff record with 5 goals in the Canadiens' 6-3 win over Ottawa in NHL Championship Game 3 in Montreal
  • The March 1st, or Samil Movement, begins in Korea: it is a demonstration of resistance to Japanese occupation

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Gloria Swanson (19) divorces actor Wallace Beery (31) after 2 years of marriage