On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1899

Historical Events

  • MLB Boston Beaneaters pitcher John Clarkson 1st to throw an "immaculate inning" (strikes out three batters on nine pitches) against Philadelphia Quakers

Famous Birthdays

  • Hassan Fathy, Egyptian architect, born in Alexandria (d. 1989)
  • Leo Spies, Russian-born German composer, born in Moscow (d. 1965)
1899 Highlights

About June 4, 1899

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini