On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1911

Historical Events

  • Parliament Act reduces power of UK's House of Lords
  • The UK House of Commons votes on a salary - of £400 annually - for its members

Famous Birthdays

  • A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Lumbye, Danish composer, dies at 70
1911 Highlights

About August 10, 1911

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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