On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 1918

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian writer (Cancer Ward, Nobel 1970), born in Kislovodsk, Russia (d. 2008)

Writer and Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Writer and Nobel Laureate
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Famous Deaths

  • Ivan Cankar, Slavic author (Hlapec Jernej), dies at 42
1918 Highlights

About December 11, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 101 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius