On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Vera von der Heydt, German psychoanalyst, born in Berlin (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Wauchope, British Major-General, dies in Battle of Magersfontein in the Boer war, South Africa. Another British Major, The Marquess of Winchester also killed.