On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1897

Historical Events

  • Washington Senator catcher Charlie Farrell throws out 8 attempted stealers

Famous Birthdays

  • Izak W van der Merwe [Boerneef], South African writer (Tweetalige Woordeboek)
  • Robert E. Gross, American businessman (d. 1961)
1897 Highlights

About May 11, 1897

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 124 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus