What Happened on June 30, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Adolphe Messimy appointed French minister of War
  • British Open 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

Famous Birthdays

  • Czeslaw Milosz, Polish-American writer (Bells in Winter, Nobel 1980)
  • Virginia Smith, (Rep-R-NB, 1975- )