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
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? 122 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini