On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1902

Famous Birthdays

  • Maurice DuruflĂ©, French organist (St. Etienne-du-Mond, 1929-75), composer (Requiem, Op. 9), and teacher (Paris Conservatory, 1943-70), born in Louviers (d. 1986)

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Briggs, English cricket all-rounder (33 Tests; 118 wickets @ 17.75), dies of complications from an epileptic seizure at 39
1902 Highlights

About January 11, 1902

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn