1919 Trivia Questions And Answers
Socialist demonstrations in Berlin, Germany turn into a
A: An attempted communist revolution.
Where is the funeral of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President
of the United States held?
A: At Christ Church Oyster Bay, Long Island.
Friedrich Ebert orders the “what” into action in Berlin?
Romania annexes what?
Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht are
A: The Spartacist uprising.
A wave of “what” released from an exploding storage tank
sweeps through Boston, Massachusetts, killing 21 and injuring 150?
The Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution,
authorizing what, is ratified?
Who becomes the second Prime Minister of Poland?
A: Pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski.
Estonian forces liberate Narva, expelling the Red Army from
A: Northern Estonia.
Bentley Motors Limited is founded where?
A: In England.
What happens to Gojong, the first emperor of the Korean
A: He dies.
Where is the League of Nations founded?
A: In Paris.
Where is the British Army called in to deal with riots and
protests against high rents?
A: In Glasgow, Scotland.
Estonian forces liberate Valga and Võru, expelling the Red
Army from where?
A: The entire territory of Estonia.
Pressburg (Bratislava) becomes what?
A: The capital of Slovakia.
The Seattle General Strike begins in the United States,
affecting how many workers?
A: over 65,000.
Who is elected first President of Germany (Reichspräsident)
by the Weimar National Assembly?
A: Friedrich Ebert.
The Seattle General Strike ends when Federal troops are
summoned by whom?
A: The State of Washington's Attorney General.
Ethnic Germans and Hungarian inhabitants of Pressburg start
a protest against what?
A: Its incorporation into Czechoslovakia but the Czechoslovak Legions open fire on the unarmed demonstrators.
The Polish–Soviet War begins with what
A: The Battle of Bereza Kartuska.
Oregon places a one cent per US gallon (0.26¢/liter) tax on
gasoline, becoming what?
A: The first U.S. state to levy a gasoline tax.
An act of the United States Congress establishes most of
the “what” as a United States National Park?
A: Grand Canyon.
Who becomes King of Afghanistan?
A: Amānullāh Khān.
The Supreme Court of the United States upholds the
conviction of whom?
A: Charles Schenck.
A. Mitchell Palmer becomes United States Attorney General
through what process?
A: Recess appointment.
Members of the American Expeditionary Forces convene in
Paris for what?
A: The first American Legion caucus.
The Hungarian Soviet Republic is established by whom?
A: Béla Kun.
In Milan, Italy, what does Benito Mussolini found?
A: His Fascist political movement.
Charles I, the last Emperor of Austria, leaves Austria for
A: Exile in Switzerland.
The Bavarian Soviet Republic is what?
What happens to Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapat?
A: He is ambushed and shot dead in Morelos.
In the Amritsar Massacre, what do British and Gurkha troops
A: They massacre 379 Sikhs at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar in the Punjab Province (British India).
Who enters prison at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary in
Atlanta, Georgia for speaking out against the draft during World War I?
A: Eugene V. Debs.
What movement is founded in Weimar, Germany?
A: The Bauhaus architectural and design movement?
What is observed for the first time in Australia?
A: Anzac Day.
Pancho Villa takes Parral, Chihuahua, in Mexico, and executes the mayor and his two sons by hanging.
A large left-wing demonstration in France leads to what?
A: A violent confrontation with the police.
What is founded in Paris?
A: The League of Red Cross Societies.
In May, United States Navy Curtiss flying boat NC-4
commanded by Albert Cushing Read makes the first what?
A: Transatlantic flight, from Naval Air Station Rockaway to Lisbon.
In Belgium, a new electoral law introduces what?
A: Universal manhood suffrage and gives the franchise to certain classes of women.
Law providing for “what” in the Netherlands is introduced?
A: Full women's suffrage.
The Republic of Prekmurje formally declares independence
from what country?
Eight mail bombs are sent to prominent figures as part of
A: The 1919 United States anarchist bombings.
The United States Congress approves the 19th Amendment to
the United States Constitution, which would guarantee what?
A: Suffrage to women, and sends it to the U.S. states for ratification.
Pancho Villa attacks what?
A: Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.
Admiral Ludwig von Reuter scuttles what?
A: The German fleet interned in Scapa Flow, Scotland.
The Treaty of Versailles is signed, formally ending what?
A: World War I.