On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1899

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.
1899 Highlights

About December 11, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 121 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius