On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1906

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

1906 Highlights

About April 11, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries