On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Jack Lawrence Theater (Playhouse) opens at 137 W 48th St NYC

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Walter Johnson pitches a record tying 4 strike outs in an inning

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacob Fresco, Dutch architect (Antilles Brewery/Autonomy Monument), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains), dies at 51