On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1889

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Kornfeld, Czech playwright, born in Prague (d. 1942)

Walter Knott

Walter Knott, American farmer who created the Knott's Berry Farm amusement park in California and introduced the boysenberry to America, born in San Bernardino, California (d. 1981)

1889 Highlights

About December 11, 1889

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius