On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1904

Day of the Week: Saturday

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

  • Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, American jazz pianist and singer (Boogie Woogie Piano), born in Troy, Alabama (d. 1929)
  • Daphne Fielding, British socialite and writer, born in Westminster, London (d. 1997)
  • Emil František Burian, Czech author and composer, born in Plzeň, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1959)