What Happened on February 11, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer

Sidney SheldonSidney Sheldon (1917-2007)

American novelist and playwright (Master of the Game, Bloodline, The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer), born in Chicago, Illinois

  • T. Nagi Reddy, Indian revolutionary (d. 1976)

Famous Deaths

  • Oswaldo Cruz, Brazilian physician (b. 1872)
1917 Highlights

About February 11, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 105 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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