On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1908

Historical Events

  • Frederick Delius' orchestral work "In a Summer Garden" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Elliott Carter, American classical composer and winner of two Pulitzer prizes, born in New York City (d. 2012)
1908 Highlights

About December 11, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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