On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 1899

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Victor Trumper's 1st Test Cricket century 135* v England, Lord's

Cricketer Victor Trumper
Cricketer
Victor Trumper

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Traubel, American soprano, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • Nelson Doubleday, American publisher (Doubleday)
1899 Highlights

About June 16, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini