On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Dale Messick [Dalia Messick], American cartoonist (Brenda Starr, Reporter), born in South Bend, Indiana (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Pharcellus Church, American editor and publisher (b. 1839)
  • Georgi Apollonovitch Gapon, Rus-orthodox clergyman/tsarist agent, dies

Person of interestJames Anthony Bailey

James Anthony Bailey, American circus ringmaster and showman (Barnum & Bailey), dies at 58

Circus Showman and Businessman James Anthony Bailey
Circus Showman and Businessman
James Anthony Bailey