On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1899

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: R.F. Doherty wins 3rd straight Wimbledon singles championship; beats Arthur Gore 1-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3

Famous Birthdays

  • Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, 3rd daughter of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna, born in Peterhof Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1918)
1899 Highlights

About June 26, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer