On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1919

Historical Events

  • The Supreme Council of Allies, meeting at Versailles, decides to recognize two White Russian leaders, Admiral Kolchak and General Denikin, and support them against the Bolsheviks

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Raleigh, English foreign correspondent and television executive, born in Barnstaple (d. 1996)
1919 Highlights

About May 26, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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