What Happened on July 11, 1916

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Germany launches final offensive in the Battle of Verdun
  • US Congress passes Federal Aid Road Act

Famous Birthdays

  • Gough Whitlam, (ALP) Australia, PM (1972-75)
  • Howard Brubeck, American composer (Dialogues for Jazz Combo and Orchestra), born in Concord, California (d. 1993)
  • Reg Varney, English actor

Famous Deaths

  • Rik Wouters, Belgian painter and sculptor (Doll Virgin), dies at 33