On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1919

Famous Birthdays

  • Akeo Watanabe, Japanese conductor (Japan Philharmonic, 1956-68 & 1978-83), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 1990)
  • Richard Scarry, American children's author and illustrator (What Do People Do All Day?), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1994)
1919 Highlights

About June 5, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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