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, became heaviest known human (486 kg)

Famous Deaths

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

Person of interestFred Spofforth

Fred Spofforth, Australian cricketer known as "The Demon Bowler" (18 tests with 94 wickets at an average of 18.41), dies of chronic colitis at 72

Cricketer Fred Spofforth
Cricketer
Fred Spofforth