What Happened on June 1, 1899

Historical Events

Cricket Debut

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Charles Titchmarsh, English mathematician (d. 1963)
  • Werner Janssen, American conductor and composer (New Years Eve in NY), born in NYC, New York (d. 1990)
Born in 1899
1899 Highlights

About June 1, 1899

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini