On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Cornerstone of Technion laid in Haifa, Palestine

Event of interestEvent of Interest

RMS Titanic leaves Queenstown, Ireland, for NY

Captain of the Titanic Edward Smith
Captain of the Titanic
Edward Smith
  • The UK Parliament introduce a Irish home rule bill, granting Ireland its own bicameral parliament and be required to send a representative to the British House of Commons; Protestants in Ulster resist

Famous Birthdays

  • John Larkin, American actor (Saints & Sinners, The Satan Bug, 12 O'Clock High), born in Oakland, California (d. 1965)