On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1884

Famous Birthdays

Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt, American 1st lady (1933-1945) human rights advocate (UN), born in NYC, New York (d. 1962)

  • Friedrich Bergius, German chemist (benzine from brown coal, Nobel 1931), born in Breslau (Wrocław), Germany (d. 1949)
  • Robert Müller-Hartmann, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1950)
  • Sig Ruman [Siegfried Albon Rumann], German-American actor (Schultz-Life With Luigi), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1967)
1884 Highlights

About October 11, 1884

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 137 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra