On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1861

Famous Birthdays

  • Frederick Russell Burnham, American scout and adventurer whose friendship with Baden-Powell inspired the founding of the international scouting movement, born in Tivoli, a Dakota Sioux Indian reservation in modern-day Minnesota, (d. 1947)
1861 Highlights

About May 11, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus