On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1911

Famous Birthdays

  • Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian novelist (Palace Walk, Sugar Street) and first Arabic writer to win a Nobel Prize (1988), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Ball, American sculptor, painter and musician, dies at 92
1911 Highlights

About December 11, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 108 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius