Diary January 9, 1919

Prime Minister Vittorio Emanuele Orlando

Prime Minister Vittorio Emanuele Orlando leads the Italian delegation to the peace conference and is received by French soldiers.

World War One Diary for Thursday, January 9, 1919:

France: Italian Prime Minister Orlando and Foreign Minister Sonnino arrive in Paris. Peace Process: French Conference representatives designated; the 5 Allied Great Powers to have 2 represents each on Peace Conference Supreme Council. Hoover’s Allied Supreme Council of Supply and Relief formed (first meets on January 19).
Germany: Martial law in Berlin. Riots in Westphalia and Saxony.
South Persia: First RAF planes join Bushire Field Force.
Britain: 150,000 Yorkshire miners strike and secure 20-minutes mealbreak per shift (until January 23).

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