On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1914

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAmbrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce, American writer and satirist, dies at 71

Writer & Satirist Ambrose Bierce
Writer & Satirist
Ambrose Bierce
  • Carl Jacobsen, Danish brewer and patron of the arts after whom the Carlsberg brewery was named (b. 1842)
1914 Highlights

About January 11, 1914

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 106 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn