On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1914

Historical Events

Sports History

Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth makes his MLB debut as a pitcher for Boston Red Sox; earns 4-3 win against the Cleveland Naps at Fenway Park

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahti Sonninen, Finnish composer (Pessi and Illusia; The Karelian Wedding), born in Kuopio, Finland (d. 1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Julius Rodenberg [Levy], German writer (Die Deutsche Rundschau), dies at 83
1914 Highlights

About July 11, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 107 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer