On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1911

Famous Birthdays

  • Calvin Griffith, Canadian baseball team owner (Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins 1955-84), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1999)
  • Franz Binder, Austrian soccer striker and manager (19 caps Austria, 9 caps Germany; Rapid Vienna), born in St. Pölten, Austria (d. 1989)
  • Walter Alston, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman and manager (Brooklyn/LA Dodgers), born in Venice, Ohio (d. 1984)
1911 Highlights

About December 1, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius