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1919 in British administered Palestine

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1919 in British-administered Palestine

Events in the year 1919 in British-administered Palestine (British-controlled part of OETA territory).



  • 3 January - The signing of the Faisal Weizmann Agreement by Emir Feisal (son of the King of Hejaz) and Chaim Weizmann (later President of the World Zionist Organization) as part of the Paris Peace Conference, 1919.
  • 22 January to 10 February - First meeting of the Palestine Arab Congress held in Jerusalem.
  • 26 February - The first official meeting of the Zionist General Council.
  • Notable births

  • 8 May - Aharon Remez, Israeli civil servant, politician and diplomat, and second commander of the Israeli Air Force (died 1994).
  • 10 June - Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian Arab physician, and later politician (died 2007).
  • 2 August - Nehemiah Persoff, Jerusalem-born American Jewish film and television actor, and later painter.
  • Full date unknown
  • Binyamin Gibli, head of Israeli military intelligence (died 2008).
  • Jabra Ibrahim Jabra, Palestinian Arab poet. (died 1994).
  • References

    1919 in British-administered Palestine Wikipedia

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