On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1906

Historical Events

  • Hongar Szisz wins 1st Grand-Prix (Le Mans, France)

Famous Birthdays

  • Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia), born in Dhrönchen (d. 1970)
  • Viktor Schreckengost, American industrial designer, born in Sebring, Ohio (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Muir, Canadian composer (The Maple Leaf Forever), dies at 76
1906 Highlights

About June 26, 1906

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer