On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1919

Historical Events

  • British intervene in Petrograd

Historic Event

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.

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills NY: Bill Johnston wins his second 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)
1919 Highlights

About September 4, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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