On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1911

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Detroit Tigers legend Ty Cobb hits in his 40th straight game in 14-6 rout of Cleveland. Streak ends next game

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Diego Fabbri, Italian playwright and leader (Vatican movie bureau), born in Forli, Italy (d. 1980)

Famous Deaths

  • Felix Mottl, Austrian conductor and composer (Agnes Bernauer), dies at 54
1911 Highlights

About July 2, 1911

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer