What Happened on December 11, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian novelist (Palace Walk, Sugar Street) and first Arabic writer to win a Nobel Prize (1988), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2006)
  • Vincent Henry Kemp, poet

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Ball, US sculptor/painter/singer, dies at 92