On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1911

Historical Events

  • Proclamation removes "Dei Gratia" (by the Grace of God) from Canadian coins
  • The German gunboat 'Panther' arrives off Agadir allegedly to protect German interests and nationals in Morocco

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvino Rey, American orchestra leader (King Family), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2004)
  • Sergey Sokolov, Soviet marshal and Minister of Defence of the Soviet Union (1984-87), born in Yevpatoria, Russian Empire (d. 2012)
1911 Highlights

About July 1, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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