On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1906

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Theodore Roosevelt attacks abuses in the Congo

Famous Birthdays

  • Birago Diop, Senegalese writer and ambassador (Leurres et Lueurs), born in Dakar, French West Africa (d. 1989)
  • Jack Purvis, American jazz trumpet player and composer, born in Kokomo, Indiana (d. 1962)
1906 Highlights

About December 11, 1906

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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