On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1911

Historical Events


Music releaseTheater Premiere

Gerhart Hauptmann's play "Die Ratten" premieres in Berlin

Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Dramatist, Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Roald Amundsen anchors at Walvis Bay, southwestern Africa

Polar Explorer Roald Amundsen
Polar Explorer
Roald Amundsen
  • South Africa's 1st win over Australia, at Adelaide

Famous Birthdays

  • Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, Australian politician, Premier of Queensland (1968-87), born in Dannevirke, New Zealand (d. 2005)
1911 Highlights

About January 13, 1911

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn