On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1911

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Public Library building at 5th Avenue dedicated by President Taft

27th US President William Howard Taft
27th US President
William Howard Taft

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBetty Nuthall

Betty Nuthall, English tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1930), born in Surbiton, England (d. 1983)

Tennis Player Betty Nuthall
Tennis Player
Betty Nuthall
  • Boris Kremenliev, composer
  • Melvin M Payne, president (National Geographic Society)
1911 Highlights

About May 23, 1911

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini