On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1911

Historical Events


CrownRoyal Coronation

King George V crowned King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and all his realms and territories beyond the sea

King of the United Kingdom George V
King of the United Kingdom
George V

Famous Birthdays

  • Guus Jansen, Dutch jazz organist, pianist, composer (Net als Toen), born in Heiloo, the Netherlands (d. 1990)
  • Marie Braun, Dutch swimmer (Olympic gold 1928), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1982)
1911 Highlights

About June 22, 1911

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer