September 1919 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 1 Frank Wedekind's "Herakles" premieres in Munich
  • Sep 2 Communist Party of America organizes in Chicago
  • Sep 2 Italy agress to general voting right/proportional representation

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Sep 3 President Woodrow Wilson set out on a tour of the USA to rouse public opinion behind the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson
  • Sep 4 British intervene in Petrograd

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Sep 4 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who founded the Republic of Turkey, gathers a congress in Sivas to make decisions as to the future of Anatolia and Thrace.

President and founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
President and founder of the Republic of Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
  • Sep 9 Boston's police force strikes
  • Sep 10 Indian's Ray Caldwell no-hits Yankees 3-0

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Sep 10 NYC welcomes home Gen John J Pershing & 25,000 WW I soldiers

US WW1 Commander John J. Pershing
US WW1 Commander
John J. Pershing
  • Sep 10 Treaty of St Germain: Austria ends incorporation with Germany
  • Sep 10 China becomes member of League of Nations
  • Sep 11 US Marines again send troops to Honduras
  • Sep 12 The poet Gabriele D'Annunzio organizes a militant nationalist group and takes Fiume (Rijeka) for Italy

AgreementAgreement of Interest

Sep 12 Adolf Hitler joins the obscure German Worker's Party as its seventh member, agreeing not with worker's rights, but with its German Nationalism and antisemitism

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • Sep 13 Guy Bolton & George Middleton's "Adam & Eve," premieres in NYC
  • Sep 14 British regime forbids Sinn Fein Dáil
  • Sep 16 American Legion incorporated by an act of US Congress
  • Sep 16 Dutch Ruether beats Giants 4-3 to clinch Cincinnati 1st NL pennant
  • Sep 18 Dutch second chamber accepts female suffrage
  • Sep 18 Hurricane tides 16 feet above normal drown 280 along Gulf Coast
  • Sep 20 Booth Tarkington's "Clarence," premieres in NYC
  • Sep 22 -Jan 20] Steel strike in the US
  • Sep 25 US president Woodrow Wilson suffers a breakdown in Colorado, his health never recovers
  • Sep 27 British troops withdraw from the North Russian town of Archangelsk after fighting Bolsheviks/Soviets
  • Sep 27 Democratic National Committee votes to allow female members
  • Sep 30 Avery Hopwood's "Gold Diggers" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 30 Race riot at Elaine Arkansas

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 1 Roy John Britten, Washington, molecular biologist (repeated DNA sequences in eukaryotic genomes), (d. 2012)
  • Sep 6 Wilson Greatbatch, American Inventor
  • Sep 8 Richard Pool, naval Officer
  • Sep 8 Gianni Brera, (Giovanni Luigi Brera), Italian journalist and writer (d. 1992)
  • Sep 9 Gottfried Dienst, Swiss football referee (d. 1998)
  • Sep 10 John Noorda, resistance fighter
  • Sep 13 Mary Midgley, American philosopher
  • Sep 13 George Weidenfeld, British Publisher (Weidenfeld & Nicolson), born in Vienna (d. 2016)
  • Sep 15 Fausto Coppi, Italian bicylist (world record 45,798 km)
  • Sep 16 Laurence J. Peter, Canadian born educator and writer (d. 1990)
  • Sep 19 Harry Shorto, linguist
  • Sep 21 Aya Zikken, author (Atlasvlinder, Rameh)
  • Sep 21 Mario Bunge, Argentine philosopher and physicist
  • Sep 21 Fazlur Rahman, Pakistani scholar (d. 1988)
  • Sep 26 Matilde Camus, Spanish poet and researcher
  • Sep 27 Charles H Percy, (Sen-R-Ill)
  • Sep 27 Jayne Meadows, Wu Chang China, Mrs Steve Allen, actress (Dark Delusion)
  • Sep 27 James H. Wilkinson, American mathematician (d. 1986)
  • Sep 28 Lenn Hjortzberg, Karlskrona Sweden, director (Persona, Devil's Eye)

Weddings in History

HeartWedding of Interest

Sep 26 German chancellor Konrad Adenauer (43) weds Auguste Zinsser in Cologne, Germany

German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer
German Chancellor
Konrad Adenauer

Deaths in History

  • Sep 6 Pier Pander, Dutch sculptor, dies at 55
  • Sep 12 Leonid N Andrejev, Russ journalist/writer (Seven Hangs), dies at 48