On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1911

Historical Events


Historic InventionModel T

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

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The 1910 Model T Ford
The 1910 Model T Ford
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Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Keane, American baseball manager (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? 109 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio