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

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

About June 26, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 122 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer