What Happened on June 8, 1899

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestNoel Wien

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

Aviation Pioneer Noel Wien
Aviation Pioneer
Noel Wien