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, American film critic (NY Times, For Keeps), born in Petaluma, California (d. 2001)
Born in 1919
1919 Highlights

About June 19, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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