On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1900

Historical Events

  • -12] Battle at Diamond Hill: British troops chase General Botha

Historic Event

David Beatty and 150 men from HMS Barfleur land as part of a force of 2,400 defending Tientsin from 15,000 Chinese troops plus Boxers

Famous Birthdays

  • Lawrence E. Spivak, American news panelist (Meet the Press), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Swinnerton Heap, English composer, dies at 53
1900 Highlights

About June 11, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini