On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1911

Historical Events

  • US sends 20,000 troops to Mexican border
  • Willis Farnsworth of Petaluma, California, patents coin-operated locker

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Cottrell Jr., Creole-American jazz clarinetist and tenor saxophonist (Heritage Hall Jazz Band), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1978)
  • Stefan Kisielewski, Polish composer, writer and politician, born in Warsaw (d. 1991)

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Fogazzarro, Italian writer and poet (Il Santo, Leila), dies at 68
1911 Highlights

About March 7, 1911

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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