On This Day

What Happened on February 11, 1918

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Woodrow Wilson makes another speech before Congress and announces 'the Four Principles' - freedom of navigation, and end to secret diplomacy, and similar items - that supplement his Fourteen Points

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Famous Birthdays

  • Margaret Heldt, American hairdresser who created the Beehive, born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Taytu Betul, Empress of Ethiopia (1889-13) and founder of Addis Ababa, dies at 66 or 67
1918 Highlights

About February 11, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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