On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1911

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers becomes first player not to concede a game in a final beating Dora Boothby 6-0, 6-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Gian-Carlo Menotti, Italian pianist, librettist, and composer (Amahl & Night Visitors), and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, born in Cadegliano, Italy (d. 2007)
  • Joan Perry [Elizabeth Rosiland Miller], American film actress, model, and singer (Hands of a Stranger), born in Pensacola, Florida (d. 1996)
1911 Highlights

About July 7, 1911

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

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