On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1911

Historical Events

  • Adolphe Messimy appointed French Minister of War

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Golfer Harry Vardon
Harry Vardon
  • US Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri closes

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)
1911 Highlights

About June 30, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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