On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1896

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Elisabeth Moore beats defending champion Juliette Atkinson 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilfred Pelletier, Canadian conductor (Voice of Firestone), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1982)
1896 Highlights

About June 20, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini