What Happened on June 2, 1919

Historical Events

  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Carl Sandburg (Cornhuskers)

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Klyuzner, Russian Soviet composer, born in Astrakhan, Russia (d. 1975)
  • Nat Mayer Shapiro, American painter (d. 2005)
Born in 1919

Famous Weddings

Albert Einstein

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein (40) weds his cousin Elsa Lowenthal (43)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Ford, English composer, dies at 61
1919 Highlights

About June 2, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 104 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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