On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1901

Historical Events

  • Maurice Ravel composition "Jeux d'eau" premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • F. Van Wyck Mason, American historian and author (Three Harbours), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1978)
  • Sam Spiegel, American film producer (On the Waterfront, The Bridge on the River Kwai), born in JarosÅ‚aw, Austrian Poland (d. 1985)

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Zamara, Austrian harpist and composer, dies at 72
1901 Highlights

About November 11, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio