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  • Hungary
    Friday Apr 4, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Sending South African General Jan Smuts To Hungary

    Hungary
    Friday Apr 4, 1919

    On 4 April, South African General Jan Smuts was sent to Hungary. He carried the proposition that the Hungarian communist government under Kun abide by the conditions previously presented to Károlyi in the Vix note. Smuts' mission also represented official recognition of the Kun communist government by the Allied council.




  • Ireland
    Friday Apr 11, 1919

    Irish War of Independence

    Ostracism of RIC men was announced

    Ireland
    Friday Apr 11, 1919

    A policy of ostracism of RIC men was announced by the Dáil on 11 April 1919.




  • Jenkins County, Georgia, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 13, 1919

    Red Summer

    Jenkins County, Georgia, riot of 1919

    Jenkins County, Georgia, U.S.
    Sunday Apr 13, 1919

    In rural Georgia, the riot of Jenkins County led to 6 deaths, as well as the destruction of various property by arson, including the Carswell Grove Baptist Church, and 3 black Masonic lodges in Millen, Georgia.




  • Romania
    Tuesday Apr 15, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    The Hungarians Launched a Preemptive Attack.

    Romania
    Tuesday Apr 15, 1919

    When Kun became aware of Romanian preparations for an offensive, he fortified mountain passes in the territory controlled by the Hungarian Army. Then, on the night of 15–16 April, the Hungarians launched a preemptive attack.




  • Romania
    Wednesday Apr 16, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Romania Planned To Take an Offensive Action

    Romania
    Wednesday Apr 16, 1919

    When Kun declined the terms of the Vix note, Romania acted to enforce the new railway demarcation line. Romania planned to take an offensive action on 16 April 1919. The north battalion was to take Nagykároly and Nagyvárad. This would separate the elite Hungarian Székely division from the rest of the Hungarian army. The north battalion would then outflank the Hungarian Army. Simultaneously, the south battalion would advance to Máriaradna and Belényes.




  • Hungary (then Kingdom of Hungary)
    Friday Apr 18, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    The Hungarian Front was broken

    Hungary (then Kingdom of Hungary)
    Friday Apr 18, 1919

    By 18 April, the first elements of the Romanian offensive were completed and the Hungarian front was broken.




  • Carei (Nagykároly), Romania
    Saturday Apr 19, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Romania Took Nagykároly

    Carei (Nagykároly), Romania
    Saturday Apr 19, 1919

    On 19 April, Romanian forces took Nagykároly.


  • Nagyvárad (Oradea), Romania - Nagyszalonta (Salonta), Romania
    Sunday Apr 20, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Romania Took Nagyvárad and Nagyszalonta

    Nagyvárad (Oradea), Romania - Nagyszalonta (Salonta), Romania
    Sunday Apr 20, 1919

    On 20 April they took Nagyvárad (Oradea) and Nagyszalonta (Salonta). Rather than following the instructions of the Vix note, the Romanian army pressed on for the Tisza River, an easily defended natural military obstacle.


  • Debrecen, Hungary
    Wednesday Apr 23, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Romania occupied Debrecen

    Debrecen, Hungary
    Wednesday Apr 23, 1919

    On 23 April, Debrecen was occupied by Romanian forces.


  • Békéscsaba, Hungary
    Saturday Apr 26, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Békéscsaba Fell To Romanian Forces

    Békéscsaba, Hungary
    Saturday Apr 26, 1919

    The Romanian Army began preparations for an assault on Békéscsaba. On 25–26 April, after some heavy fighting, Békéscsaba fell to Romanian forces.


  • Szolnok, Hungary
    Tuesday Apr 29, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Breaking Through The Tisza River defense Lines

    Szolnok, Hungary
    Tuesday Apr 29, 1919

    The Hungarians retreated to Szolnok and from there across the Tisza River. They established two concentric defense lines extending from the Tisza River around Szolnok. Between 29 April and 1 May, the Romanian Army broke through these lines.


  • Paris, France
    Wednesday Apr 30, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    French Foreign Minister Stéphen Pichon Summoned Ion I.C. Brătianu

    Paris, France
    Wednesday Apr 30, 1919

    On 30 April, French Foreign Minister Stéphen Pichon summoned Ion I.C. Brătianu, the Romanian representative to the Paris Peace Conference. Romania was told to cease its advance at the Tisza River and retreat to the first demarcation line imposed by the Allied council. Brătianu promised that Romanian troops would not cross the Tisza River.


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