On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1916

Famous Birthdays

  • Camilo Jose Cela, Spanish writer (Nobel Prize 1989), born in Padrón, La Coruña (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (Schwarzschild effect), dies at 42
  • Max Reger, German composer, pianist and professor (Leipzig Univ), dies at 43
1916 Highlights

About May 11, 1916

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus