On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1898

Famous Birthdays

  • Chesty Puller, US Marine Corps lieutenant general and the most decorated Marine in history, born in West Point, Virginia (d. 1971)
  • Willy Messerschmitt, German aircraft designer, born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (d. 1978)
1898 Highlights

About June 26, 1898

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer