On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1911

Famous Birthdays

Lucille Ball

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

  • 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? 110 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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