What Happened on September 11, 1862

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 3rd British Golf Open: Tom Morris Sr shoots a 163 at Prestwick Golf Club

Famous Birthdays

  • Hawley Harvey Crippen [Dr Crippen], American homeopath and first killer to be caught with the aid of wireless telegraphy, born in Coldwater, Michigan (d. 1910)
  • Julian Byng, British army officer (d. 1935)
  • O Henry, [William Sydney Porter], American short story writer (d. 1910)