On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1919

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


1919 Highlights

About March 1, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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