June 6, 1896 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Frank Samuelsen and George Harbo leave NY harbor to row across Atlantic; their 55 day record for rowing was not broken for 114 year

Birthdays in History

  • Henry Allingham, English first world war veteran
  • Italo Balbo, Italian pilot/gov-gen of Libya (La marcia su Rome)
  • Robert Sheriff, playwright (Journey's End)