On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1919

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Literary Magazine "Littérature", edited by André Breton, Philippe Soupault, and Louis Aragon publishes its first issue

Writer and Surrealist André Breton
Writer and Surrealist
André Breton

Famous Birthdays

  • Cornelis Berkhouwer, Member of 2nd chamber (Dutch Liberal Party)
  • Lennie Tristano, American jazz pianist (The New Tristano), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1978)
1919 Highlights

About March 19, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 7 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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