On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st day of 5-day Seattle general strike
  • The first day of the Weimar Republic which, because of its support of the Treaty of Versailles, does not receive proper allegiance from the German nation

Famous Birthdays

  • Lindsay Tuckett, South African cricketer (son of Len, 9 Tests for South Africa 1947-49), born in Durban, South Africa (d. 2016)
  • Louis Heren, English foreign correspondent & writer (China's Three Thousand Years), born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Wulhelm Mengelberg, German sculptor, dies at 81