On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1919

Historical Events

  • Opposed to dismemberment of Turkey by the Allies, Mustafa Kemal declares his Turkish Nationalist Congress, headquartered in Ankara, independent of Constantinople

Famous Birthdays

  • Pauline Kael, movie critic (NY Times, For Keeps)
1919 Highlights

About June 19, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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