On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1906

Historical Events

  • The Gillette-Brown murder inspires Theodore Dreiser's "An American Tragedy"

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Von Zell, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Herbert Wehner, German communist/anti-communist politician (SPD)
1906 Highlights

About July 11, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer