On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1911

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Frank Wedekind's play "Oaha, die Satire der Satire" premieres in Munich

Actor and Playwright Frank Wedekind
Actor and Playwright
Frank Wedekind
  • 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, Danish immunologist (1984 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology), born in London, England (d. 1994)

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Hoschna, Bohemian born Tin Pan Alley-era composer (Every Little Movement), dies at 34
1911 Highlights

About December 23, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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