On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Black Americans observed day of fasting in protest against lynchings

Famous Birthdays

  • Royal Beal, American actor (Death of a Salesman), born in Brookline, Massachusetts (d. 1969)
  • Tan Malaka, Indonesian philosopher and founder (Indonesian Communist), born in Limapuluh Koto, Dutch East Indies (d. 1949)