On This Day

June 26, 1918 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • The Australian steamer Wimmera is sunk by a mine laid north of Cape Maria van Diemen in 1917 by the German raider Wolf; 26 of its 151 passengers and crew were killed

Deaths in History

  • Peter Rosegger, Austrian poet and Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 74