What Happened on August 23, 1911

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Prime Minister H. H. Asquith holds secret meeting about British strategy in case of war with Germany

British Prime Minister H. H. Asquith
British Prime Minister
H. H. Asquith

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Alberts, writer/journalist (French battle)
  • Birger Ruud, Norway, 90m ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1932, 36)
  • Carl Dolmetsch, director (Haslemere Festival)
  • Elizabeth "Betty" Robinson, US 100m sprinter (Olympic-gold-1928)