On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1899

Historical Events

Sports History

British Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's GC: Harry Vardon of Jersey retains Open; wins 3rd title by 5 strokes from Jack White

Famous Birthdays

Noel Wien

Noel Wien, American aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska), born in Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin (d. 1977)

1899 Highlights

About June 8, 1899

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 123 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini