What Happened on November 10, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

German Emperor Wilhelm II flees to Netherlands

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • Independence of Poland proclaimed by J√≥zef Pilsudski
  • Western Union Cable Office in North Sydney, Nova Scotia receives a top-secret coded message from Europe stating on November 11, 1918 all fighting would cease on land, sea and in the air

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Fischer, German chemist (Nobel 1973), born in Munich, Germany (d. 2007)
  • Jack McCoy, TV host (Live Like a Millionaire), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Martin Hanley, South African cricketer (took 1-88 with off-spin in Test for South Africa), born in Aliwal North, Cape Province (d. 2000)
  • Oda Blinder, [Yolanda Corsen], Antillean poetess (Doorstep)