On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Frank Wedekind's "Oaha, die Satire der Satire" premieres in Munich
  • Opera "I Gioielli Della Madonna" is produced (Berlin)

Famous Birthdays

  • James Gregory, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2002)
  • Niels Jerne, immunologist

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Hoschna, Tin Pan Alley-era composer (Every Little Movement), dies at 34