On This Day

What Happened on June 11, 1917

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

King Alexander assumes the throne of Greece after his father Constantine I abdicates under pressure by allied armies occupying Athens

King of Greece Constantine I
King of Greece
Constantine I

Famous Birthdays

  • James Bostock, English wood engraver and artist, born in Hanley, Staffordshire, England (d. 2006)
  • Joseph B Wirthlin, American businessmen, religious leader, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church), born in Salt Lake City, Utah (d. 2008)
1917 Highlights

About June 11, 1917

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini