What Happened on May 6, 1919

Historical Events

  • Paris Peace Conference disposes of German colonies; German East Africa is assigned to Britain and France, German South West Africa to South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Ereaut, Bailiff of Jersey (1975-85), born in London (d. 1998)

Famous Deaths

  • (Lyman) L. Frank Baum, American author (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), dies of a stroke at 62
1919 Highlights

About May 6, 1919

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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