On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Flemish Economic Covenant (VEV) forms in Ghent

Famous Birthdays

  • Gervase de Peyer, British clarinetist, born in London (d. 2017)
  • Robert Hall Lewis, American composer, born in Portland, Oregon (d. 1996)
  • Victor Bouchard, Canadian pianist and composer, born in Quebec City, Canada (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestLuther Burbank

Luther Burbank, American horticulturist who developed more than 800 strains and varieties of plants, dies of gastrointestinal complications at 77

Horticulturist Luther Burbank
Luther Burbank