On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1911

A Modern Major-General of Light Entertainment

Famous Birthdays

  • James Marjoribanks, British ambassador to the European Economic Community, born in Colinton, Scotland (d. 2002)
  • Ralph Louis Wain, British agricultural scientist, born in Hyde, Cheshire (d. 2000)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestWilliam Schwenck Gilbert

William Schwenck Gilbert, English dramatist (Gilbert & Sullivan), dies at 74

English Dramatist William Schwenck Gilbert
English Dramatist
William Schwenck Gilbert
1911 Highlights

About May 29, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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