On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • The Australian steamer Wimmera is sunk by a mine laid north of Cape Maria van Diemen in 1917 by the German raider Wolf; 26 of its 151 passengers and crew were killed

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Rosegger, Austrian poet and Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 74