World War One Diary for Wednesday, April 30, 1919:
Turkey: Kemal Pasha appointed Inspector-General Ninth Army, Anatolia.
France – Peace Process: Japan granted Shantung subject to verbal promise of eventual nestoration to China; Chinese delegation protest on May 6.
Britain: Budget; no income tax change; excess profits duty halved; death duties increased on estates over £15,000; beer and spirit duties increased. All iron and steel industry subsidies now gone. Over 3 million workers have reduced working hours since January 1. Press Bureau closed.