What Happened on July 11, 1811

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Italian scientist Amedeo Avogadro publishes his memoir on the molecular content of gases

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Lanman, American naval officer (Union Navy), born in Norwich, Connecticut (d. 1874)
  • William Robert Grove, Welsh physicist and inventor of the first fuel cell, born in Swansea, Wales (d. 1896)
Born in 1811
1811 Highlights

About July 11, 1811

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 211 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer