On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1889

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

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

Person of interestWalter 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)

Farmer and Creator of Knott's Berry Farm Walter Knott
Farmer and Creator of Knott's Berry Farm
Walter Knott