What Happened on January 1, 1911

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

Hank GreenbergHank Greenberg (1911-1986)

American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman (5 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1935, 45; AL MVP 1935, 40; Detroit Tigers), born in NYC, NY

1911 Highlights

About January 1, 1911

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 112 years and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn