On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1904

Historical Events

  • Cubs' Bob Wicker no-hits NY Giants, wins in 12th on 1 hitter, 1-0
  • German Lt-Gen Lothar von Trotha lands in Swapokmund, SW-Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Roth, American orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1972)
  • Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, American jazz pianist and singer (Boogie Woogie Piano), born in Troy, Alabama (d. 1929)
  • Emil František Burian, Czech author and composer, born in Plzeň, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1959)
1904 Highlights

About June 11, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini