On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1905

Historical Events

  • 120°F (49°C), Rivadavia, Argentina (South American record)
  • A workers uprising occurs, establishing the Shuliavka Republic in Kiev.
  • British government of Campbell-Bannerman forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugen Fink, German philosopher, born in Konstanz, German Empire (d. 1975)
  • Gilbert Roland [Luis Alonso], Mexican actor (Juarez, Barbarosa), born in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico (d. 1994)
  • Koos van de Griend, Dutch composer, born in Kampen, Netherlands (d. 1950)
  • Robert Henriques, English writer (100 Hours to Suez) (d. 1967)
1905 Highlights

About December 11, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius