On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1901

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Maurice Ravel composition "Jeux d'eau" premieres

Composer and Pianist Maurice Ravel
Composer and Pianist
Maurice Ravel

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, teacher, and composer, dies at 72
1901 Highlights

About November 11, 1901

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 119 years, 8 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio