On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1911

Historical Events

Nobel Prize

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

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? 110 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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