On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1899

Famous Birthdays

  • George Frederick McKay, American composer, born in Harrington, Washington (d. 1970)
  • Yasunari Kawabata, Japanese novelist (Thousand Cranes) and Nobel laureate (1968), born in Osaka (d. 1972)
1899 Highlights

About June 11, 1899

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 122 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini