On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 1911

Historical Events

Theater Premiere

Gerhart Hauptmann's play "Die Ratten" (The Rats) premieres in Berlin

Historic Event

Roald Amundsen anchors at Walvis Bay, southwestern Africa

  • 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? 110 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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