What Happened on May 4, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st legal Sunday baseball game in NYC (Phillies beat Giants 4-3)
  • Demonstrates organised by students erupt in China, after news from the Paris Peace Conference that the Allies intend to give Shangtung to Japan
  • Giants play their 1st legal Sunday home game, 35,000 see Phils win 4-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Dimiter Petkov, composer
  • Mary Ann McCall, singer

Famous Deaths

  • Milan Rastislav ┼átef├ínik, Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (b. 1880)