On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1899

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)
1899 Highlights

About June 2, 1899

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini