On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1911

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLucille Ball

Lucille Ball, American comedienne and actress (I Love Lucy, Mame), born in Jamestown, New York (d. 1989)

Actress and Comedian Lucille Ball
Actress and Comedian
Lucille Ball
  • Norman Gordon, South African cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 20 wickets; Transvaal), born in Boksburg, South Africa (d. 2014)
1911 Highlights

About August 6, 1911

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo