Historical Events on January 15, 1919

Historical Events

  • Frank Wedekind's "Die letzten Tage der Menschheit" premieres
  • Pianist & statesman Ignace Paderewski becomes first premier of Poland
  • Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, two of the most prominent socialists in Germany, are tortured and murdered by the Freikorps
  • Semana Tragica (Tragic Week): Bloodbath in Buenos Aires
  • Two million gallons of molasses flood Boston Massachusetts in the "Great Molasses Flood" when a storage tank burst, drowning 21 and injuring 150
  • W Collison & O Harbach's "Up in Mabel's Room" premieres in NYC

About January 15, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 0 months and 8 days