On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1902

Historical Events

  • Second Boer War: British forces defeat Boer commandos in Battle of Rooiwal, South Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Quentin Reynolds, American newscaster (Its News to Me) and author (FBI), born in NYC, New York (d. 1965)

Famous Deaths

  • General Jacobus Potgieter, South African Boer commander, dies in Second Boer War Battle of Rooiwal, South African Republic
1902 Highlights

About April 11, 1902

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries