On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1919

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • John Reed forms American Communist Labor Party in Chicago
  • Petlyura's Ukrainian Army kills 35 members of a Jewish defense group
  • Ukranian (Petlyura) Army recaptures Kiev

Famous Birthdays

  • Amrita Preetam, Indian poet and author, born in Gujranwala, Pakistan (d. 2005)