What Happened on May 5, 1911

Famous Birthdays

  • (Thaman) "Pete" Daily, American swing and dixieland jazz cornetist and valve trombonist (The Chicagoans), born in Portland, Indiana (d. 1981)
  • Gilles Grangier, French film director (Archim├Ęde le clochard), born in Paris (d. 1996)
  • Norman Oldfield, English cricketer (Engl batsman one Test v WI 1939, 80 & 19), born in Dukinfield, Cheshire, England (d. 1996)
  • Philip Manson-Bahr, English zoologist and specialist in tropical medicine, born in Wavertree, Liverpool, England (d. 1996)
1911 Highlights

About May 5, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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