On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1915

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Jacob Ruppert and Colonel Tillinghast Huston purchase the New York Yankees for $460,000, Ruppert pays his portion in cash

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Blair Mayne, British soldier, co-founder Special Air Service (d. 1955)
  • Veda Ann Borg, American model and actress (Kid Galahad, Avalanche, Accomplice), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1973)