What Happened on June 26, 1906

Historical Events

  • Hungarian driver Ferenc Szisz in a Renault AK 90CV wins 1st Grand-Prix motor racing event in 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)
Born in 1906

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? 116 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer