What Happened on August 11, 1926

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indian Tris Speaker hits his 700th double

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Klug, OM/PRS/biochemist
  • Bernard Ashley, English businessperson, fashion designer and co-founder of Laura Ashley, born in London (d. 2009)
  • Claus Von Bulow, socialite accused of murdering his wife
  • J R S Fincham, geneticist
  • Johnny Van Derrick, jazz violinist