World War One Diary for Tuesday, March 4, 1919:
Siberia: Kolchak’s White ‘Ufa’ Offensive begins on 700-mile front, advances up to 250 miles in 8 weeks taking 115,000 square miles and 5 million people.
USA: Wilson New York speech on League of Nations but 37 senators back Lodge’s Anti-League resolution. US Army CoS gives total loss estimate.
Austria: New Parliament assembles.
Britain: War Cabinet decide to evacuate North Russia as soon as possible, ie June. Prime Minister addresses National industrial Conference. Cloth commandeered for demobilization suits. Canadian riot (over demobilization) at Rhyl, North Wales.