On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1911

Historical Events

  • 105°F (41°C) at Vernon, Vermont (state record)
  • 106°F (41°C) at Nashua, New Hampshire (state record)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Chicago White Sox pitcher Ed Walsh halts Ty Cobb's 40-game hitting streak as Cobb goes 0 for 4

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Mitch Miller, American oboist and recording producer (Sing Along with Mitch), born in Rochester, New York (d. 2010)
1911 Highlights

About July 4, 1911

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer