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)
Born in 1911

Famous Deaths

W. S. GilbertW. S. Gilbert (1836-1911)

English dramatist, poet librettist remembered for his comic operas with Arthur Sullivan (The Pirates of Penzance; H.M.S. Pinafore; The Mikdao), dies of a heart attack at 74

1911 Highlights

About May 29, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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