On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1620

Historical Events

  • Mayflower Pilgrims come ashore at in Plymouth Bay, traditionally thought to be at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts [NS, Dec 21]

Historic Event

Myles Standish and a group of 18 settlers are attacked by 30 Native Americans, which became known as the "First Encounter"

1620 Highlights

About December 11, 1620

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 400 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius