What Happened on March 24, 1911

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, American rare books scholar and librarian (Yale University), born in New York City (d. 1994)
  • Jane Beverly Drew, English modernist architect, born in Croydon (d. 1996)

Joseph BarberaJoseph Barbera (1911-2006)

American animator and cartoonist (Hanna-Barbera - Tom and Jerry, Flintstones), born in Manhattan, New York

Born in 1911

Famous Deaths

  • Stanley Robison, American civil engineer, streetcar magnate, and baseball team owner (Cleveland Spiders, 1887-99; St. Louis Cardinals, 1899-1911), dies from complications of locomotor ataxia at 56
1911 Highlights

About March 24, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 112 years and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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