1919 in the United States

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1919 in the United States
Years: 1916 1917 191819191920 1921 1922

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History of the United States (1918–45)

Events from the year 1919 in the United States.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

July 7–September 6: The First Transcontinental Motor Convoy

August

September

October

November

December

Undated

  • Various strikes occur in the United States: Strike of US railroad workers; The Longshoreman's strike; The Great Steel Strike; and a general strike in Seattle, Washington.
  • US President Wilson promises eventual independence for Philippines, though subsequent Republican administrations see it as a distant goal.
  • The World League Against Alcoholism is established by the Anti-Saloon League.

Ongoing

Births

Deaths

References

  1. "Chicago History". Chicago Public Library. 
  2. Rahimi, Shadi (June 10, 2005). "Going, Going, Gone: Babe Ruth Contract Sold for $996,000". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-03-13. 
  3. Mcshane, Larry (June 10, 2005). "Babe Ruth contract sells after 15 minutes of intense bidding". USA Today. Associated Press. Retrieved 2009-03-13. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Ruth Bought By New York Americans For $125,000, Highest Price In Baseball Annals" (PDF). The New York Times. January 6, 1920. Retrieved 2009-03-13. 
  5. "NAT GOODWIN DIES OF APOPLEXY". N Y Times. Feb 1, 1919. 

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