On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1899

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

W. G. Grace's last day of Test cricket aged 50 yrs 320 days

Cricketer W. G. Grace
Cricketer
W. G. Grace

Famous Birthdays

  • Georg von Bekesy, physician (Nobel-1961), born in Budapest, Hungary

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Baptist Strauss Jr., Austrian composer (Waltz King), dies at 73
1899 Highlights

About June 3, 1899

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini