On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1919

Historical Events

  • 150 die at the Teatro Yaguez fire, Mayag├╝ez, Puerto Rico

Signing of the Treaty of Versailles

Philipp Scheidemann resigns as chancellor of the new German Republic, which he helped establish, refusing to sign the Treaty of Versailles

  • Treaty of Versailles: Germany ends incorporation of Austria
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman beats Marion Zinderstein 6-1, 6-2 for her 4th US singles title
1919 Highlights

About June 20, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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