On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1926

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

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