On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1911

Historical Events

  • French couturier Paul Poiret holds his infamous 'The 1002nd Night' costume ball to launch his “Parfums de Rosine", 1st signature scent linked to a design house

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernesto Sábato, Argentinian writer
  • Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentine auto racer (World F1 champion 1951, 1954-57), born in Balcarce, Argentina (d. 1995)
1911 Highlights

About June 24, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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