On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1899

Historical Events

Sports History

English cricket icon W. G. Grace starts 22nd and final Test against Australia at Nottingham; Test debut of Wilfred Rhodes and Victor Trumper

Cricketer W. G. Grace
W. G. Grace
Cricketer Victor Trumper
Victor Trumper

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Charles Titchmarsh, English mathematician (d. 1963)
  • Werner Janssen, American conductor/composer (New Years Eve in NY), born in NYC, New York
1899 Highlights

About June 1, 1899

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini