On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1919

Historical Events

Historic Event

8th Congress of the Russian Communist Party re-establishes a five-member Politburo which becomes the center of political power in the Soviet Union. Original members Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky, Joseph Stalin, Lev Kamenev and Nikolai Krestinsky

  • Bashkir ASSR, in RSFSR, constituted

Historic Event

Benito Mussolini forms Fascist movement in Milan Italy


Famous Birthdays

  • Carl Graffunder, mid-century modernist architect
  • Michael Lyne, British air Vice-marshal
1919 Highlights

About March 23, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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