What Happened on June 26, 1894

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


1stHistoric Invention

Karl Benz of Germany receives US patent for gasoline-driven auto

Automobile Engineer and Inventor Karl Benz
Automobile Engineer and Inventor
Karl Benz

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Wirges, orchestra leader (Growing Paynes), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jeanne Eagels, American actress (Rain, Under False Colors), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1929)