On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1911

Historical Events

  • 1st old-age home opened in Prescott, Arizona
  • Great fire destroys downtown Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dooley Briscoe MC, South African cricket batsman (2 Tests; Transvaal) and soldier (Military Cross 1941), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 1941)

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan, 40th US President (Republican: 1981-89) and actor (Bedtime for Bonzo), born in Tampico, Illinois (d. 2004)

1911 Highlights

About February 6, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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