On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1911

Historical Events

  • Italian troops occupy Tripoli

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian O'Brien, Irish novelist (At Swim-Two-Birds), born in Strabane, County Tyrone, Ireland (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Malherbe, French violinist and composer, dies at 58
1911 Highlights

About October 5, 1911

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 109 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra