What Happened on June 17, 1911

Historical Events

  • Belgium government of De Broqueville forms
  • US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman beats Florence Sutton 8-10, 6-1, 9-7 for her third straight US singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Viktor Nekrasov, Ukrainian journalist and novelist (V okopakh Stalingrada - Front-line Stalingrad; Kira Georgijevna), born in Kyiv, Ukraine (d. 1987)
1911 Highlights

About June 17, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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