On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1911

Historical Events


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Marie Curie receives her second Nobel Prize, this time in Chemistry, for her work with radioactivity

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie

Famous Birthdays

  • Dal Stivens, Australian novelist, born in Blayney, Australia (d. 1997)
1911 Highlights

About December 31, 1911

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn