On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1911

Article: 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? 109 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini