On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1912

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Lavin, Irish author (Tales from Bective Bridge), born in East Walpole, Massachusetts (d. 1996)
  • Mukhtar Ashrafi, Soviet-Uzbek composer, born in Bukhara, Uzbekistan (d. 1975)
  • William Baziotes, American painter (abstract expressionist), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1963)

Famous Deaths

  • Leon Dierx, French poet (Amants), dies at 74