On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1899

Historical Events

  • Improved Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks forms in Cincinnati

Famous Birthdays

  • Raoul Salan, French Army general and leader of OAS; Secret Army Organization (Algeria), born in Roquecourbe, France (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernest Chausson, French Romantic composer (Po√®me; Solitude dance le bois), dies in a cycling accident at 44
1899 Highlights

About June 10, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini