On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1917

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
Novelist
Sidney Sheldon
  • 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? 103 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius