On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • A republic is proclaimed in Greece; King George II is deposed and Eleutherios Venizelo is named Prime Minister of the Greek National Assembly

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Cherry, Wichita Texas, singer (Dean Martin Summer Show)
  • Sam B. Hall, American politician (d. 1994)
  • Slim Harpo [James Moore], American blues musician (I'm a King Bee, Baby Scratch My Back), born in Lobdell, Louisiana (d. 1970)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Novelist Hermann Hesse (36) weds singer Ruth Wenger

Nobel Laureate Novelist Hermann Hesse
Nobel Laureate Novelist
Hermann Hesse