On This Day

What Happened on April 11, 1926

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
Horticulturist
Luther Burbank

1926 Highlights

About April 11, 1926

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries