On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1887

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Anarchist Haymarket Martyrs August Spies (b. 1855), Albert Parsons (b. 1848), Adolph Fischer (b. 1858) and George Engel (b. 1836) are executed.
  • Construction of the Manchester Ship Canal starts at Eastham.

Famous Birthdays

  • Roland Young, British-born American actor, born in London, England (d. 1953)