On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1911

Historical Events

  • Red Sox Joe Wood strikes out 3 pinch hitters in 9th for 5-4 win

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Vick, British physicist and vice chancellor (Queens University, Belfast), born in Solihull, England (d. 1998)
  • Charles Fletcher, British pioneering physician and TV presenter (wrote the 1st report into the dangers of smoking), born in Cambridge, England (d. 1995)
1911 Highlights

About June 5, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini