What Happened on August 8, 1911

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Public Law 62-5 sets the number of representatives in the United States House of Representatives at 435. The law would come into effect in 1913.
  • The millionth patent is filed in the United States Patent Office by Francis Holton for a tubeless vehicle tire.

Famous Birthdays

  • Rosetta LeNoire, American actress (Family Matters, The Brother from Another Planet), born in NYC, New York (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • William P. Frye, American politician (b. 1830)