On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1811

Historical Events

Book releaseHistoric Publication

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

Scientist Amedeo Avogadro
Amedeo Avogadro

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)
1811 Highlights

About July 11, 1811

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 210 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer