Soon after the end of the First World War, the 19th of July was designated as Peace Day in Britain.
The Treaty of Versailles, the most important of the peace treaties to end the First World War, was signed in the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles on the 28th of June, 1919.
The war also began on the 28th of June, when Serbian assassin Gavrilo Princip murdered Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie five years before.
Painted by Irish artist William Orpen
A 1919 painting depicting the moment the Zeppelin was brought down.
Only twenty-three at the time of his accident, Warneford, a member of the Royal Naval Air Service had been hailed a hero ten days earlier when he’d brought down a German Zeppelin in the First World War.
After the presentation ceremony and reception Warneford was transporting American journalist Henry Beach Newman from an aerodrome at Buc when the plane crashed, killing both passengers. Newman died instantly, while Warneford died of his injuries shortly afterwards.
The funeral took place in July. X
In addition to his French award, he was also given the Victoria Cross.
The winners of the 1919 Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States, photographed on the 14th of May.
Chicago-born jockey Johnny Loftus (13 October 1895 – 23 March 1976) won the race with Kentucky-bred thoroughbred Sir Barton.
American Civil War veteran Joseph Dutton, who fought for the Union in the 13th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment, photographed on the 27th of November, 1919.
This was Thanksgiving Day in the United States in the year 1919.
Following the war, Dutton went on to convert to Catholicism and work as a missionary in Molokai, Hawaii.
Images from Book of Halloween, published in 1919.
Images can be found HERE.