On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1919

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • General strike in Germany crushed

Famous Birthdays

  • Mercer Ellington, son of Duke Ellington, American composer & bandleader, born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Harald Frykl√∂f, Swedish composer, dies at 36