On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1917

Historical Events

  • 13 black soldiers hanged for participation in Houston riot
  • German-occupied Lithuania proclaims independence from Russia

Famous Birthdays

  • [Dámaso] Pérez Prado, Cuban bandleader and musician, born in Matanzas, Cuba (d. 1989)
1917 Highlights

About December 11, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 10 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Sagittarius