On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1911

Historical Events

Sports History

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

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? 110 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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