On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1911

Historical Events

Model T

Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in competition with the Ford Model T

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Keane, American baseball manager (World Series 1964 St. Louis Cardinals; NY Yankees), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1967)
  • Kick Smit, Dutch soccer striker and manager (29 caps; HFC Haarlem), born in Bloemendaal, Netherlands (d. 1974)
  • Vladimir Ussachevsky, Manchurian-American composer (Creation), born in Hulun, Manchuria [now Hailar, Inner Mongolia, China] (d. 1990)

Famous Deaths

  • Salvador Giner y Vidal, Spanish composer, dies at 79
1911 Highlights

About November 3, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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