Other events of 1919
that you may have missed:
Benito Mussolini formed the Italian Fascist Party
The League of Nations (predecessor to the UN) was born.
The Treaty of Versailles was signed, ending the First World War.
Adolf Hitler joined the German Workers Party.
Bentley Motors was founded.
Airship R34 made the first dirigible transatlantic flight.
Edwin Lutyens’ London Cenotaph was unveiled.
Nancy Astor became Westminster’s first female MP
The Sweeney (Flying Squad) was created.
“Just William” appeared for the first time in Home magazine.
Future England captain Percy Hughes was Cricketer of the Year.
Yorkshire narrowly beat Kent to the County Championship.
West Bromwich Albion won the Football League
Jack Cohen began selling surplus groceries in the East End of London, starting what would become Tesco.