On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1911

Historical Events

  • British House of Commons accept Parliament Bill
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Indiana University, incorporates
  • Supreme Court dissolves Standard Oil (Sherman Antitrust Act)
  • The Georgios Averof cruiser is bought by Greece

Famous Birthdays

  • Herta Oberheuser, Nazi doctor (d. 1978)
  • Leo Fuchs, Polish-born Jewish American actor (The Six Million Dollar Man, Avalon), born in Lemberg, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)
  • Max Frisch, Swiss architect/writer (Stiller, Biedermann)
1911 Highlights

About May 15, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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