What Happened on October 7, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Jo Jones, American jazz drummer, born in Chicago, Illinois (1985)
  • Shura Cherkassky, Ukrainian classical pianist (d. 1995)
  • Vaughn Monroe, singer/orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), born in Akron, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • John Hughlings Jackson, English neurologist (b. 1835)