On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1911

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Sands, American actor (Phil Silvers Show, McHale's Navy), born in Bergen, New York (d. 1984)
  • Eduardo Frei Montalva, Chilean political leader (President 1964-70), born in Santiago, Chile (d. 1982)
  • Ivan Barrow, Jamaican cricket wicketkeeper (11 Tests; first West Indian Test century-maker in England), born in Morant Bay, Jamaica (d. 1979)
  • Joey Adams [Joseph Abramowitz], American comedian, actor and columnist (ABC's Back That Fact), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1999)
  • Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov, Soviet film actor (Telegram, Town People), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1994)
  • Yannis Papaioannou, Greek composer & teacher, born in Kavala, Greece (d. 1989)
1911 Highlights

About January 6, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn