On This Day

What Happened on March 24, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 73rd Grand National: legendary jockey Jack Anthony wins his first of 3 GN's aboard 20/1 Glenside in torrential rain

Famous Birthdays

  • Herman W "Fritz" Liebert, US OSSer/librarian (Yale curator)
  • Jane Beverly Drew, English modernist architect, born in Croydon (d. 1996)

Person of interestJoseph Barbera

Joseph Barbera, American animator (Hanna-Barbera - Tom and Jerry), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2006)

Animator Joseph Barbera
Animator
Joseph Barbera

Famous Deaths

  • Matthew Stanley Robison, president (Cardinals), dies