What Happened on July 11, 1897

Historical Events

  • Salomon August Andrée leaves Spitsbergen by balloon headed for the North Pole

Famous Birthdays

  • Bull Connor, American law enforcement official (d. 1973)
  • Johnny Marvin, American jazz, pop, and country ukulele player, singer, and vaudevillian, born in Butler Oklahoma Territory (d. 1944)
Born in 1897
1897 Highlights

About July 11, 1897

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer