What Happened on June 30, 1911

Historical Events

  • Adolphe Messimy appointed French Minister of War

Sports History

British Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's Golf Club: Harry Vardon wins his 5th Championship by 10 shots in a playoff with 1907 champion Arnaud Massy of France

  • US Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri closes
1911 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Czesław Miłosz, Polish-American writer (Bells in Winter, Nobel 1980), born in Szetejnie, Kovno Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 2004)
  • Virginia D. Smith, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Nebraska), born in Randolph, Iowa (d. 2006)
Born in 1911

About June 30, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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