On This Day

What Happened on June 6, 1926

Historical Events

  • Egyptian government of Adly Pasha forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Klaus Tennstedt, German conductor (Fidelio), born in Merseburg, Germany (d. 1998)
  • Tom Ryan, American comic strip cartoonist (Tumbleweeds), born in Anderson, Indiana (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Tate, Australian composer and poet, dies at 52
1926 Highlights

About June 6, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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