On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday

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 architect and author (Vokopach Stalingrada), born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1987)