On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Many cities in the U.S. Midwest broke their record highs and lows on the same day as a strong cold front rolls through. (see The 11/11/11 cold wave).
  • Russia issues an ultimatum to Persia and follows it with an invasion of North Persia to impose political control

Famous Birthdays

  • Patric Knowles [Reginald Lawrence Knowles], British actor (Chisum, Arnold, Mutiny), born in Horsforth, Yorkshire, England (d. 1995)