On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1907

Historical Events

  • New York Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame backstop Roger Bresnahan becomes first catcher to wear shin guards

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivor Spencer-Thomas, English farmer, entrepreneur and inventor, born in Llanymynech, Powys (d. 2001)
  • Paul Douglas, American actor (Adventure Theater, Clash by Night), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1959)
1907 Highlights

About April 11, 1907

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries