On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1906

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Pharcellus Church, American editor and publisher (The New York Sun - "Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus"), dies at 67

James Anthony Bailey

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


1906 Highlights

About April 11, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries