On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1911

Famous Birthdays

  • (Wilbur) "Buck" Clayton, American jazz trumpet player (Count Basie; Billie Holiday; Lester Young), and bandleader, born in Parsons, Kansas (d. 1991)
  • Luc Estang [Lucien Bastard], French writer (Stigmates)
  • Pennar Davies, Welsh poet, author and theologian, born in Mountain Ash, Wales (d. 1996)
1911 Highlights

About November 12, 1911

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 110 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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