On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1911

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Vlachos, journalist
  • Jules Dassin, American film director (The Naked City; Night And The City; Rififi), blacklisted during McCarthy era, born in Middletown, Connecticut (d. 2008)
  • Peg Leg Sam [Arthur Jackson], American country blues harmonica player, singer and comedian, born in Jonesville, South Carolina (d. 1977)

Famous Deaths

  • Alberto Randegger, Italian composer, dies at 79
1911 Highlights

About December 18, 1911

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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