On This Day

What Happened on April 5, 1911

Historical Events

  • MCC tour match v Jamaica finishes in a tie
  • Waldorf W Aster acquires Daily Observer

Famous Birthdays

  • Goddard Lieberson, English composer and record label executive (President of Columbia Records, 1957-71 & 73-75), born in Hanley, Staffordshire, England (d. 1977)
  • Gordon Jones, American character actor (The Green Hornet, Flying Tigers, Abbott & Costello), born in Alden, Iowa (d. 1963)
  • Johnny Revolta, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1935; 18 PGA Tour titles), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1991)
1911 Highlights

About April 5, 1911

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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