On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1917

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Jock Kinneir, graphic designer

Person of interestSidney Sheldon

Sidney Sheldon, American novelist and playwright (Master of the Game, Bloodline, The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2007)

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

Famous Deaths

  • Oswaldo Cruz, Brazilian physician (b. 1872)