On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1903

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Harry Vardon wins his 4th Open title by 6 strokes from younger brother Tom Vardon

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernie Nevers, American College, Pro Football Hall of Fame fullback, coach (Stanford, Chicago Cardinals), born in Willow River, Minnesota (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • King Alexander I and Queen Draga of Serbia are assassinated by a group of army officers as part of a coup
  • Nikolai Bugaev, Russian mathematician, dies at 65