King George v 1919 Farthing

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Obverse A Reverse 1

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What Happened in 1919?

  • Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President, dies in New York at 60.
  • John C F, son of King George V, dies at 13.
  • British Parliament passes a 48-hour work week with minimum wages.
  • 1st scheduled passenger service by airplane (Paris-London).
  • Babe Ruth hits his 26th HR off Jack Quinn in NY, breaking Buck Freeman's 1899 HR mark of 25.
  • KLM, Netherlands Airlines, established (oldest existing airline).
  • 1st observance of National Book Week.
  • US President Woodrow Wilson hit by a heart attack.