What Happened on May 23, 1911

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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

Famous Birthdays

Betty NuthallBetty Nuthall (1911-1983)

English tennis player (US National Championship, 1930), born in Surbiton, England

  • Boris Kremenliev, Bulgarian-American composer (The Tell-Tale Heart), educator (UCLA, 1947-78), and ethno-musicologist (Bulgarian-Macedonian Folk Music), born in Razlog, Bulgaria (d. 1988)
  • Melvin M Payne, American scientific leader (National Geographic Society, 1932-88), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1990)
Born in 1911
1911 Highlights

About May 23, 1911

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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