What Happened on January 3, 1919

Historical Events

Historic Event

Herbert Hoover is placed in charge of war relief in Europe

  • The Faisal-Weizmann Agreement, which was a short-lived agreement for the development of a Jewish homeland in Palestine, is signed by the King of Iraq and the President of the World Zionist Organization

Famous Birthdays

  • Herbie Nichols, American jazz pianist and composer ("Lady Sings the Blues"), born in Manhattan, New York City (d. 1963)
  • Jesse White, American actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Maytag repairman, Million Dollar Mermaid), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1997)
1919 Highlights

About January 3, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn