What Happened on January 1, 1911

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Belgian Mining law introduces 9½ hour work day
  • South Australia transfers Northern Territory to federal government

Famous Birthdays

  • Endre Szervanszky, composer [or Dec 27]

Person of interestHank Greenberg

Hank Greenberg, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (5-time All Star, Detroit Tigers), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg