On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1919

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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