What Happened on February 3, 1919

Historical Events

  • Herbert and Blossom's musical "Velvet Lady" premieres in New York City
  • Socialist conference convenes (Berne, Switzerland)
  • The Bolshevik army is defeated in a series of clashes with the White Russians, who are fighting to reclaim the government after the 1917 revolution
1919 History

Famous Birthdays

  • (Eugene) "Snooky" Young, American jazz trumpeter who mastered the plunger mute, born in Dayton, Ohio (d. 2011)
Born in 1919

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Edward Pickering, American astronomer and pioneered American spectroscopist, dies at 72
  • Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Queen of Bavaria, dies at 69

About February 3, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 104 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius