What Happened on June 14, 1926

Historical Events

French Open Men's Tennis

French Championships Men's Tennis: Henri Cochet wins 1st of 4 home titles; beats fellow Frenchman René Lacoste 6-2, 6-4, 6-3

French Open Women's Tennis

French Women's Tennis Championships: Suzanne Lenglen beats Mary Kendall Browne 6-1, 6-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Newcombe, American baseball pitcher (4-time MLB All Star), born in Madison, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • Hermann Kant, German writer, born in Hamburg (d. 2016)
Born in 1926

Famous Deaths

  • Mary Cassatt, American impressionist painter (Woman Bathing), dies at 82

About June 14, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 96 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini