What Happened on November 11, 1918

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Armistice signed by the Allies and Germany comes into effect, WW I hostilities end at 11.00 am
  • Dutch SDAP leader Troelstra announces revolution
  • Emperor Charles I of Austria abdicates
  • Poland declares independence

Famous Birthdays

  • Jürg Baur, German composer, born in Düsseldorf (2010)
  • Stubby Kaye, American actor (Guys & Dolls, Lil' Abner, Cat Ballou), born in NYC, New York

Famous Deaths

  • George Lawrence Price, Canadian soldier, last person to be killed in WW I (b. 1892)
  • Victor Adler, Austrian neurologist/foreign minister, dies