On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1911

Famous Birthdays

  • Douglas Hyde, England political journalist, born in Worthing, England (d. 1996)
  • Emil Mihai Cioran, Romanian born writer and aphorist, born in ResinĂ¡r, Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1995)
  • Melvin Calvin, US chemist (photosynthesis, Nobel 1961)
1911 Highlights

About April 8, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 110 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries