On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1919

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Bauer forms German government
  • The German Navy, feeling betrayed by the terms of the Versailles Treaty, scuttles most of its ships interned at Great Britain's Scapa Flow Naval base in the Orkney Islands

Famous Birthdays

  • GĂ©rard Pelletier, French-Canadian journalist, politician, and diplomat, born in Victoriaville, Canada (d. 1997)
  • Paolo Soleri, Italian-American architect, born in Turin, Italy (d. 2013)