What Happened on June 4, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Nan Leslie [Nan Coppage], American actress (Kings Row, The Californians), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2000)
  • Robert Earl Hughes, American man who became heaviest known human (485 kg), born in Monticello, Missouri (d. 1958)

Famous Deaths

  • Eugeen of Oye, Flemish writer/poet (Sparks & Radiates), dies

Person of interestFred Spofforth

Fred Spofforth, Australian cricket fast bowler ("The Demon" - 18 Tests, 94 wickets @ 18.41), dies of chronic colitis at 72

Cricketer Fred Spofforth
Cricketer
Fred Spofforth