What Happened on June 7, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • Elizabeth Bowen, Anglo-Irish novelist (The Death of the Heart, Encounters), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1973)
  • John Hawkes, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship singles, doubles, mixed doubles 1926), born in Geelong, Victoria (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Augustin Daly, American playwright and theatrical manager, dies at 60
  • William Stephen Walker, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 77
1899 Highlights

About June 7, 1899

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini