On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1912

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)
1912 Highlights

About April 11, 1912

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aries