On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1912

Historical Events

  • Bread & Roses Strike begins in Lawrence, Massachusetts following a pay cut

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald "Red" Barry, American actor (Adventures of Red Ryder, Jesse James' Women), born in Houston, Texas (d. 1980)
  • Lynwood Thomas "Schoolboy" Rowe, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Waco, Texas (d. 1961)
  • Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, Curtiss Wright, Pan Am)
1912 Highlights

About January 11, 1912

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

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn