What Happened on September 4, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British intervene in Petrograd

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who founded the Republic of Turkey, gathers a congress in Sivas to make decisions as to the future of Anatolia and Thrace.

President and founder of the Republic of Turkey Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
President and founder of the Republic of Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
  • US Men's National Tennis Championship, Forest Hills NY: Bill Johnston wins his 2nd US title; beats Bill Tilden 6-4, 6-4, 6-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Morris, American comedic actor and director (The Andy Griffith Show, High Anxiety), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)