On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1921

Historical Events

  • 53rd Belmont: Earl Sande riding Grey Lag wins in 2:16.8
  • Brazil adopts women's suffrage

Famous Birthdays

  • Beatrice "Fiet" van Ommeren-Samson, Suriname writer, born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 2012)
  • Michael Meyer, English novelist and translator, born in London (d. 2000)
1921 Highlights

About June 11, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 99 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini