Armistice signed by the Allies and Germany comes into effect and World War I hostilities end at 11am, "the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month"
- Dutch SDAP leader Troelstra announces revolution
- Emperor Charles I of Austria abdicates
- Poland declares independence
- Jürg Baur, German composer, born in Düsseldorf (d. 2010)
- Stubby Kaye [Bernard Solomon Kotzin], American actor (Guys & Dolls, Lil' Abner, Cat Ballou), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
- George Lawrence Price, Canadian soldier, last person to be killed in WW I (b. 1892)
- Victor Adler, Austrian neurologist/foreign minister, dies