On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1911

Historical Events

  • Royal Mint in London sends dies for Canadian $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

Famous Birthdays

  • George Cates, American orchestra leader (Lawrence Welk Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Hilde Spiel, Austrian writer, born in Vienna (d. 1990)
1911 Highlights

About October 19, 1911

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 1 month and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra